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Re-enforcing Daily Reading Lessons

Aug 22nd, 2013 | By

Children learn to read at their own pace and often need additional reading lessons to ensure they experience success learning to read. If you’re a parent or teacher who wants to provide extra practice for these learners try Bob Books. This series of books is especially targeted for beginning readers. Each series of books is

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Simple Ways to Introduce Reading

Jul 29th, 2013 | By

Jim Trelease Read Aloud Handbook Many new parents today are both savvy and exited about introducing reading to their toddlers and pre-school age children. Parents want to know when’s the best time to introduce the alphabet, and the world of Books. Here are three ways I recommend getting started: Reading Aloud -As soon as your

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Identifying Dyslexia

Jan 9th, 2013 | By

Not all children learn to read at the same pace. In fact, many children struggle to read more so than others. Sadly, these children never really learn to read well and are undiagnosed dyslexics. Children who are dyslexic usually reverse “b” and “d”, “saw” and “was” and have trouble hearing letter sounds. While also experiencing

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5 Fun Learning Activities for The Holiday Break

Dec 18th, 2012 | By

The holiday break is just around the corner. That means school is out, your kids are under foot and you’re looking for ways to keep them busy, until the school bell rings again. Instead of plopping your kids in front of the television, or plugging them into a video game get them involved in hands

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Interactive Reading Activities

Nov 14th, 2012 | By

Parents and teachers can help children with dyslexia develop confidence in their reading abilities and begin to enjoy reading by using the latest technology innovation, interactive applications used on smart phones and tablets. Dyslexic learners need learning activities that are hands on and multi-sensory in nature. Learning to read applications available today do a good

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Teaching Reading – Tips to Help Your Children Learn Letter Sounds

Nov 7th, 2012 | By

Alphabet Wall Stickers Most parents know teaching their children the alphabet is something they should participate in. Learning the twenty-six alphabet names and the sounds associated with them are the foundation for learning written words. “Learning letters are important because they are the symbols for the small actions your mouth makes as you say words.

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Reading Activities – Celebrate Dictionary Day

Oct 12th, 2012 | By

Tuesday, October 16, is National Dictionary Day in America, and Noah Webster’s birthday. Recognize the importance of one of the most important reference books, Webster’s Dictionary, used to help children learn to read. Next Tuesday learn new words with your students or children, while also improving their dictionary skills. Here’s a fun reading activities that’s

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Audiobooks – Helping Struggling Readers

Oct 3rd, 2012 | By

Audiobooks Reaching children who are struggling to learn to read is the aim of every reading teacher. Every teacher is looking for different reading activities to help these students learn to read better. Today there are so many young children who have learning disabilities and dyslexia. That’s why it’s important to teach to every child’s

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Listening Aids – Helping Dyslexic Children Learn to Read

Sep 26th, 2012 | By

Listening Aids Helping Dyslexic Children Learn to Read As a dyslexia therapist one of the first questions I ask parents, when they express concerns about their child’s reading growth is, “ have you had your child’s hearing checked?” Hearing problems are often over looked by both parents and teachers. Dyslexic learners must be able to

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Struggling at School – Helping the Shut Down Learner

Sep 10th, 2012 | By

Struggling at School – Helping the Shut Down Learner Dr. Richard Selznick is a child psychologist and the director of the Cooper Learning Center, Department of Pediatrics, Cooper University Hospital in New Jersey. His new book, School Struggles – A Guide to Your Shut Down Learner’s Success details the potential problems faced by school children

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