Tag Archives: difficulty 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)
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)
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)