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HOW YOU READ WITH YOUR CHILD IS SUPER IMPORTANT

HOW YOU READ WITH YOUR CHILD IS SUPER IMPORTANT
There is no refuting the fact that regularly reading with your children benefits them in many, many ways. Cognitive functions improve, pre-reading and reading skills are bolstered, verbal communication is enhanced, and the parent-child bond is strengthened. The American Academy of Pediatrics strongly recommends that parents should be "reading toget...
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READING WITH MANIPULATIVES

READING WITH MANIPULATIVES

Manipulatives are physical objects that are used as teaching tools to engage children in hands-on learning. This blog article discusses the importance of using manipulatives when reading and shares hands-on reading activities parents can do with their children today.

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TEN AWESOME WAYS TO PRACTICE FOR A SPELLING TEST!

TEN AWESOME WAYS TO PRACTICE FOR A SPELLING TEST!
The kids are back to school and that means they will soon be bringing home lists of spelling and vocabulary words to memorize. It has been said that repetition is the mother of all learning, and it seems like we still embrace that philosophy with spelling practice. But repetitive drills don't have to be boring. Try some of these hand...
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10 Reading Routines You Can Start Using Today

10 Reading Routines You Can Start Using Today
Daily reading routines are at the heart of home reading practice. Reading House routines are so simple and enjoyable that your children won't even know they are engaged in a learning process! Try incorporating some of the activities below into your day and post a picture of your family enjoying a story together. Tag yo...
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WHAT READING TYPE IS YOUR CHILD AND HOW CAN YOU HELP?

WHAT READING TYPE IS YOUR CHILD AND HOW CAN YOU HELP?
From my experiences as an elementary teacher, reading tutor, and parent, I've found that there are three general reading categories into which kids fit; and different types of readers need different kinds of learning opportunities. As a parent, how do you find out what kind of reader your child is? Can they improve? How can you best assist you...
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