Do often find yourself lugging home a mountain of library books for your kids? We thought so. Did you know that kids encounter new vocabulary, ideas, and worlds just by reading different genres? Many of these genres complement traditional fiction.
Find out how you can expose the burgeoning young readers in your life to a wider variety of books! We'll show you where to start.
As a parent, you play a critical role in your child's education during the summer — especially if your child has dyslexia. Without your help, kids are less likely to remember what they learned last year. In this article, you'll find summer strategies to help your child with dyslexia retain what they learned in school, and see how reading can be useful and enjoyable.
Reading in the "comfort zone" means that students read well enough to understand a text. Here's a simple technique that students can use to find out whether a book is right for them.
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Question: My child can focus on sophisticated computer programs, Photoshop projects, and videos without a problem, but when confronted with reading assignments, he blanks out after 15 minutes. How can I help him focus when reading?
Answer: To help a child focus on text-only activities, you can encourage the development of strategies that change information presentation from text into a format that is easier to process. For instance, …(read more)
The use of letter-sound relationship information to attempt to write words (also called invented spelling).