Jan 25 2022
5 Key Benefits of Nonfiction in Education
Over recent years we have seen a noticeable rise in the inclusion of nonfiction in the curriculum as researchers globally recognize the increased value of these books as a gateway to learning.
Nonfiction makes information accessible to children who perhaps don’t readily go to books as a leisure activity. Children who are simply curious about the world come to nonfiction to find answers, facts, and knowledge about everything, and this, in turn, helps create new readers and new learners.
Traditionally, fiction tends to be a popular part of the education pathway, but the importance of nonfiction should not be overlooked as a key tool for developing students' achievements, especially when they are introduced in the early years.