The research, conducted by Elizabeth Sacchi at Binghamton University, State University of New York, is part of the National Science Foundation-funded Reading Brain Project. The project studies how children’s brains behave as they read. 302 more words
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In an expert, published on edutopia, from the book, The Self Driven Child: The Science and Sense of Giving Your Child More Control Over Their Lives, , Stixrud & Johnson explain the potential damages incurred when parents and teachers attempt to teach children reading and math skills before they are developmentally ready. 111 more words
The basic “code” of written English is sounds represented by letters. Learning this code begins with learning to recognize the sounds of English. Combining these sounds into two- or three-sound words is where forming words begins. 558 more words
Many four-year-olds can learn to read, but their lessons must be short and involve games and manipulatives to keep them engaged.
That’s what I have learned from many years of teaching little kids to read. 460 more words