I am trying to find an article or a study or something about kids starting to learn reading later, I know there was an article about it somewhere, but I can't find it anywhere! Instead of starting to teach them to read at age 4, they wait until age 7 or so and then start the process of teaching reading.
I think it was a study about kids in the U.S. vs. another country (somewhere in Europe - Germany maybe?), and comparing the kids that started learning to read early vs. later in terms of their reading ability later on, and the kids that started later actually did better on the tests.
My mom is writing a paper on reading motivation, and I thought this article would be great for her paper.
Anyone have any idea what I'm talking about?