Sometimes the hardest part of teaching a child to read is determining if they’re even ready. We don’t want them left behind, but we don’t want to create frustration by pushing reading too soon. What to […]
In this blog we look at three ways you can take your reading instruction into the great outdoors; not by turning the outdoors into a copy of the classroom, but by using the wide-open spaces for inspiration.
Idea 1: Use Nature for Sensory Letter Practice
Small hands might not be ready to write, but tracing letters in […]
Beat the Summer Slump: 3 Activities to Help Your Child Read This Coming School Year
Summer is a time of family bonding, celebration, and losing hard-won progress in school. But it doesn’t have to be! Establish summer-fun traditions and routines that help your new reader gain ground instead of losing it. Do […]
5 Ways to Help Your Struggling Reader: A Reading Specialist Speaks on Parental Involvement and Strategies for Success
Struggles with reading can cause frustration throughout a child’s school experience, and classroom teachers are often overworked and ill-equipped to help children who are falling below grade-level. As a parent, you are in a […]