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MAY
09

READING ACTIVITY: EGG CARTON COMPREHENSION

READING ACTIVITY: EGG CARTON COMPREHENSION
Try using this hands-on game the next time you read with your child. Involving them in the reading process will increase their focus and attention to the task. Egg Carton Comprehension guides them to practice reading skills that will enhance their understanding and learning. Diane DiMemmo is a former elementary teacher...
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MAR
16

10 Simple Ways to Strengthen A Fledgling or Challenged Reader's Abilities

10 Simple Ways to Strengthen A Fledgling or Challenged Reader's Abilities
In my book – THE READING HOUSE - I explain that there are several reading categories into which kids fit; and different types of readers need different kinds of learning opportunities. Children can be Classic Readers , Uninspired Readers , or Challenged Readers . To find out which type of reader your child is, check out our past blog article, "What...
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JAN
11

SIMPLE READING ROUTINES TO DO WITH YOUR CHILDREN

SIMPLE READING ROUTINES TO DO WITH YOUR CHILDREN
The main purpose of our Reading House activities is to arm parents with simple reading routines they can do at home with their children. These activities will strengthen children's reading skills and ignite their desire to read more frequently. Avid readers become thoughtful thinkers; and those who think will become creators and...
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AUG
30

Literary Experiences™

Literary Experiences™
It is so important to read aloud to children of all ages. We know it. We've heard it. We want to do it. But sometimes life just gets in the way. All parents want to prepare their children as much as possible for future academic success. But often there is barely enough time to eat dinner together! Well, there is something that can be done, when rea...
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MAY
22

READY, SET, GO!! HOW TO PRIME CHILDREN TO READ

READY, SET, GO!! HOW TO PRIME CHILDREN TO READ
Think about the last time you had to sit quietly and listen to a lecture, meeting, or presentation. Did it last longer than anticipated? Did you have to shift in your seat several times to get comfortable? How often did you hope it would just end? Most importantly, was your attention to the topic still peaked - and were you fully engaged - toward t...
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