Tag Archives: beginning school
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)
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)
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)
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)
Read, read, read all about it!
We hear this mantra and think immediately of the local paper boy or a daily newspaper.
What excites us about headlines and the details of non-fiction stories?
Many read a daily newspaper cover to … (continue reading)
Stepping Stones Together was on WGN news at 9 Friday, October 29, 2010, as 'Chicago's Very Own'.
Stepping Stones Together makes literacy and teaching your child to read motivational for your new reader. In 5 steps, 15 minutes a … (continue reading)
Children love to play games. Learning to read should begin and continue to include games to encourage a childâ€™s enthusiasm for the reading process and build connections between what they know and learn.
1. Label it! - The best way … (continue reading)