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A Recipe for Success

My mom made a wise investment when I was young and she stirred up something that I hope lasts for generations to come. She made the time to introduce me to the ingredients of language. 1,229 more words

The Good Old Days

Facing dyslexia in a preschooler

So you suspect your preschooler has dyslexia.  What can you do?

  • Realize that the younger a child is when identified as dyslexic, the sooner help can begin.
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Methods Of Teaching Reading

Reading Tip for Parents #7: Free Online Courses

💻    Learning can be fun—for the entire family. Whether you are looking for a review of math or reading skills or for an exploration of science or history, consider the following excellent sources. 310 more words

Literacy

Why Summer Reading Matters for School Age Children

Article originally posted in The Voice-Tribune

Reading every day is vital for school age children because it gives them opportunities to develop word recognition, comprehension, and fluency simultaneously. 485 more words

How to test for kindergarten readiness

Checking that a child can touch his ear with the opposite hand is one test for kindergarten readiness.  But if you are looking for specific proof that your child is ready, here are some of the abilities which Kentucky looks for in each child: 135 more words

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Reading Tip for Parents #4: Preventing “Summer Slide” for Ages 5 & 6

Most children entering kindergarten and first grade have mastered letter names and sounds. However, without review, those skills fade in the summer months. This summer learning loss leads to an achievement gap that widens as a child gets older. 112 more words

Literacy

Avoid the "summer slide" in your child's learning

Students loose reading skills during the summer if they don’t continue reading.  Educators call this loss the “summer slide.”  It is most severe among low-income students who lose up to two months of reading skills.  384 more words

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