Tag Archives: beginning reading
Do you learn new material best through lecture or hands-on activities?
New research suggests that we learn better when taught through lecture. Haven't we been learning through creative problem solving for the last 2 decades in the US?
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)
How do you teach the abcâ€™s?
Sing It- The abc song is infectious.
Put a new beat on an old favorite to get your child laughing and engaged.
Have your child help you come up with a new tune to … (continue reading)
What are beginning reading books?
Does your child know his/her alphabet out of order and the sounds each letter makes? Children are ready to read at different ages. Some are ready at 3 (but not most) and others still lack … (continue reading)
Does your child have a summer birthday?
Thinking of holding your child back next year? If your child has a summer birthdays you might be thinking about him/her repeating a year of Pre-Kindergarten around this time of year. Save this … (continue reading)
What to do to promote literacy with toddlers
Is reading a story at bedtime enough? Reading to your child anytime will make a difference in their literacy development. Studies have confirmed that having books in your home will make a … (continue reading)
Your childâ€™s reading habits begin with you
What does this mean? Children thrive off of consistent daily reading practice. They need guidance to ignite that beginning reading passion which will dissipate without nurturing.
What should I do? Set the tone … (continue reading)