Put Your Reading Where Your Mouth Is!
A number of new discoveries can now shed light on what happens in the brain as children learn to read, and how the kind of instruction children receive can set the course for their reading future. One remarkable discovery gives us a new understanding of how skilled readers can look at thousands of words...
Message to Parents: Your kids only learn to read once!
Your child will only learn to read and write once! Don’t miss it! Sometimes it happens in the space of a few short months. You can play a vital role, and it may be one of the most significant things you and your child ever do together. Reading and writing are the most important skills children learn...
Does a “Great Mind” Need Phonics?
Beware of what you may read in your email. The paragraph below is being passed around the internet with the statement that only great minds can read it (55 out of 100 people), and that spelling isn’t important because you can read any word if the letters are all included and the first and last letter...