Tag Archives: reading with kids

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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Reading a picture book has become obsolete

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)

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Summer learning loss- Can we stop it?

Summer learning loss is a reality

Not only do children lose 3 months of reading skills out of 12 during the summer but without some guidance reading alone will not slow this decline.

10 ways to help your child improve(continue reading)

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Reading effects brain functioning in more ways than you think

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)

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Free 1 minute reading tips!

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
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Free 1 minute reading tips

How do you help increase your child’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 child’s vocabulary (continue reading)

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Learning the abc's

How do you teach the abc’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)

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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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1 Minute weekly reading tips

Your child’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)

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Is your child a reader or do they read

Recently, the My Baby Can Read DVD program was discredited as having no effect on babies or toddlers. It was actually found that parents sharing the same high frequency words with children the same age had more of an effect … (continue reading)

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