How often do we send our children outside and encourage them to "have fun," then we proceed to sit down on a chair and supervise. Probably quite often, and there is nothing wrong with that! However, there are big benefits to having our children see us get our hands dirty.
Five suggestions to help you provide feedback on your child's artwork to help build their intrinsic motivation.
Children who are struggling with their speech-language skills may also experience difficulties with basic abilities in literacy such as phonemic awareness, decoding, spelling, and writing. Studies have shown that there is a correlation between oral production and the development of essential reading skills
Pre-kindergarten readiness is something that a lot of parents are thinking about these days. There’s no doubt in anyone’s mind that our teachers and classrooms have been greatly impacted by the pressures of COVID-19. For many children in their foundational years of development, the last year and a half has left room for various gaps to rear their ugly head.
Here's a quick high-level overview of Orton-Gillingham and the strategies that we have incorporated into our Active Reader alphabet cards.
Practice letter sounds in the bath by playing letter fishing!
I've been teaching children to read for over 10 years now, and these are 5 important takeaways that parents and educators should be aware of.