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Autodidactisme et caricatures ; réédition de l'article du 15/11/2006
T here is an exuberance following the introduction of new technologies that often bears a suspicious similarity to narcotic delusion.
Then the researchers, led by Richard Allington of the University of Tennessee, looked at those students’ test scores. They found that the students who brought the books home had significantly higher reading scores than other students. These students were less affected by the “summer slide” — the decline that especially afflicts lower-income students during the vacation months. In fact, just having those 12 books seemed to have as much positive effect as attending summer school. This study , along with many others, illustrates the tremendous power of books. We already knew, from research in 27 countries , that kids who grow up in a home with 500 books stay in school longer and do better.