Excellent data, research-based: https://www.acf.hhs.gov/sites/default/files/opre/lesaux_nonie.pdfread
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In sum, this research gives educators insight into the power of interest to drive learning and comprehension, not only of the visual mode, but also of traditional printed materials used when learning to read and in academics overall. Engagement is a key component to effort and achievement.