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The parent involvement balance is something most parents struggles with when raising their children. Â Expert opinions on parent involvement are often hard to take if not aligned with our core beliefs about child rearing.Â Quality time differs from family … (continue reading)
Technology has its advantages in motivating us to learn more, think differently, and reach new heights in understanding and experiencing all the world has to offer. However, should we forgo the gift to our senses that a newspaper, magazine, favorite … (continue reading)
The dog days of summer are finally here! It is even starting to feel a lot like summer outside. I just recently washed and put the winter jackets away. It wonâ€™t get below 50 during the summer in Chicago right? … (continue reading)
Recent reading research has revealed reading has an effect on a lot more than just opening our minds to the world around us. Different parts of our brain responsible for listening, perception, and problem solving are effected by our ability … (continue reading)
The power of stories
How do stories teach anything and everything?
Difficult concepts are often taught using story books because they resonate with our emotions and imaginations.
- Books tie us together with those we are similar to as well as
Providing phonics support to your child
Do I have to teach phonics? In order for a child to read they must acquire a combination of skills.
- Reading comprehension- The most important and first reading lesson a child should understand when
How do you help increase your childâ€™s vocabulary?
While reading: Research indicates that children with well developed vocabulary skills learn more words indirectly from reading and discussing than through direct teacher instruction.
How can parents help enhance their childâ€™s vocabulary … (continue reading)