Today, children are more &#105&#110&#116&#101&#114&#101&#115&#116&#101&#100 in television, video &#103&#97&#109&#101&#115 and &#99&#104&#97&#116&#116&#105&#110&#103 on the &#73&#110&#116&#101&#114&#110&#101&#116 than &#116&#104&#101&#121 are &#105&#110 &#114&#101&#97&#100&#105&#110&#103. Many parents &#112&#114&#111&#98&#97&#98&#108&#121 &#119&#111&#117&#108&#100 say, in fact, &#116&#104&#97&#116 &#103&#101&#116&#116&#105&#110&#103 &#97 child to pick up a &#98&#111&#111&#107 is a &#115&#105&#103&#110&#105&#102&#105&#99&#97&#110&#116 challenge.

According to statistics from the &#85.&#83. Department &#111&#102 &#69&#100&#117&#99&#97&#116&#105&#111&#110, &#99&#104&#105&#108&#100&#114&#101&#110 spend &#97&#110 &#97&#118&#101&#114&#97&#103&#101 &#111&#102 four to six hours &#100&#97&#105&#108&#121 watching TV or movies. That doesn’t &#109&#101&#97&#110, &#104&#111&#119&#101&#118&#101&#114, that screen time has &#116&#111 &#98&#101 wasted time. Parents can &#117&#115&#101 TV programs and movies to their advantage – and actually &#103&#101&#116 &#116&#104&#101&#105&#114 &#99&#104&#105&#108&#100&#114&#101&#110 to like reading.

SFK Media &#83&#112&#101&#99&#105&#97&#108&#108&#121 for Kids Corp., for instance, has developed a &#119&#97&#121 to help children improve their reading, vocabulary and comprehension skills by watching movies. &#82&#101&#97&#100&#105&#110&#103 Movies, part of SFK Media’s &#82&#101&#97&#100&#69&#110&#116 &#108&#101&#97&#114&#110&#105&#110&#103 system, &#117&#115&#101 a technology called Action &#67&#97&#112&#116&#105&#111&#110&#115 that makes &#101&#97&#99&#104 word appear on the screen as it &#105&#115 spoken.

&#10&#84&#104&#101 words appear out of &#116&#104&#101 mouths &#111&#102 the &#115&#112&#101&#97&#107&#101&#114&#115 in real-time, with no disruption &#116&#111 the flow &#111&#102 &#116&#104&#101 &#109&#111&#118&#105&#101. These &#65&#99&#116&#105&#111&#110 Captions are believed to activate &#116&#104&#101 cognitive elements of &#116&#104&#101 brain &#115&#111 &#116&#104&#97&#116 &#116&#104&#101 development of &#98&#111&#116&#104 reading and spoken &#108&#97&#110&#103&#117&#97&#103&#101 skills takes place &#110&#97&#116&#117&#114&#97&#108&#108&#121.

&#10&#84&#104&#101 idea behind Reading Movies is that kids will develop their &#114&#101&#97&#100&#105&#110&#103 skills &#101&#102&#102&#111&#114&#116&#108&#101&#115&#115&#108&#121 – without even knowing it.

When I first put &#116&#104&#101 Reading Movies &#105&#110, my &#107&#105&#100&#115 sat down in front of the &#84&#86 to view it and &#73 &#119&#97&#115 in awe, said &#65&#110&#110&#101&#116&#116&#97 &#74&#111&#110&#101&#115, an educator and reading &#115&#112&#101&#99&#105&#97&#108&#105&#115&#116 in &#70&#108&#111&#114&#105&#100&#97. They &#98&#101&#99&#97&#109&#101 &#115&#111 caught &#117&#112 in the entertaining action &#111&#102 &#116&#104&#101 movie that they did not even &#114&#101&#97&#108&#105&#122&#101 that &#116&#104&#101&#121 were reading &#111&#117&#116 loud.

Reading Movies are &#98&#97&#115&#101&#100 on &#115&#117&#99&#104 timeless classics as &#84&#104&#101 &#84&#114&#111&#106&#97&#110 &#72&#111&#114&#115&#101, &#50&#48,&#48&#48&#48 Leagues Under the Sea and Tales &#111&#102 Gulliver’s Travels.

The &#109&#111&#118&#105&#101&#115 &#104&#97&#118&#101 &#112&#114&#111&#118&#101&#110 to help children at all &#114&#101&#97&#100&#105&#110&#103 levels reinforce vocabulary &#97&#110&#100 related &#99&#111&#110&#99&#101&#112&#116&#115, according to SFK &#77&#101&#100&#105&#97. In fact, a single &#105&#110&#116&#101&#114&#97&#99&#116&#105&#118&#101 &#82&#101&#97&#100&#105&#110&#103 &#77&#111&#118&#105&#101 &#99&#97&#110 &#98&#101 used again &#97&#110&#100 again &#111&#118&#101&#114 a period of &#121&#101&#97&#114&#115 to develop different sets &#111&#102 skills.

With this program, &#73 see a world &#119&#104&#101&#114&#101 &#112&#97&#114&#101&#110&#116&#115 &#109&#105&#103&#104&#116 say, ‘Stop hanging around playing, go &#97&#110&#100 watch a movie &#121&#111&#117 need to improve your reading,’ &#115&#97&#105&#100 Ronald &#66&#114&#111&#119&#110, &#112&#114&#111&#102&#101&#115&#115&#111&#114 &#111&#102 cognitive &#112&#115&#121&#99&#104&#111&#108&#111&#103&#121 &#97&#116 the University of Sunderland in England.

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