Tag Archives: learning to read

Learning to read through games

Games lead to learning

Children learn best through play.  Learning to read should always incorporate this principle. The Stepping Stones Together games are designed to help children connect the importance of learning to read with everything they do including playing … (continue reading)

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Parent Involvement: You are their first teacher. What will you teach?

Parent Involvement

There is no magic pill or one stop method. Parent involvement takes a lifetime of dedication. We have committed educators thankfully on our sides. By trade and passion they bring us motivational techniques, inspiration and perseverance in our … (continue reading)

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Learning to read should be affordable for all children

We have an educational achievement gap in the United States that occurs before children enter the Kindergarten classroom. Adults today according to research are not reading. How do we expect our children to want to read?

Research continues to … (continue reading)

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Top 5 back to school routines: 2011 secrets to school success!

The long days of summer have been replaced by the cool morning winds of Fall way before the official end of summer! Most children have begun their school year routine whether it be Pre-school, elementary, Junior high or beyond! It … (continue reading)

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This summer take a break from brushing your teeth

What?

This is ridiculous right? Would you ever allow your child the option to choose if they wanted to brush their teeth instead of helping them with this hygienic necessity twice or more daily? Your local dentist might appreciate your … (continue reading)

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Early childhood games foster critical thinking skills

The power of early learning games

Kids and parents alike spend time playing games both online and off. The educational industry has begun to develop some wonderful games to promote critical thinking skills, a necessary skill to becoming a strong … (continue reading)

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1 Minute weekly reading tips

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)

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Teaching Children To Read

We live in a world where reading a book is no longer a top past time among children by choice. Reading a book for pure enjoyment is a pleasure most children do not relish in unless the internet is down. … (continue reading)

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Reading Beginnings: Reading with Kids

It is a priceless opportunity to help your child learn to read. The process takes patience- most days. 
Then you’ll have those ah-ha moments, you hear teachers talk about, where your child happily makes progress towards beginning reading skills … (continue reading)

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Halloween Ghoulish Reading Fun!

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)

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