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Using Technology to Teach Phoneme Awareness

Using Technology to Teach Phoneme Awareness: What Does the Future Look Like?

Using technology to teach phoneme awareness: What does the future look like? Let’s take a peek! The Importance of Phoneme Awareness Parents and teachers have long used technology to teach phoneme awareness to their students. In the past, students were often taught to identify phonemes by ear. This required them to listen to a recording …

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Using Technology to Teach Phonics and Decoding

Using Technology to Teach Phonics and Decoding: What Does the Future Look Like?

Technology has come a long way in the classroom. Using technology to teach phonics and decoding, what does the future look like? What is Phonics and Decoding? Phonics is a method of teaching reading that focuses on the relationship between the sounds of spoken language and the letters of written language. Decoding is a key …

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Summer Reading Activities for Children

Summer Reading Activities for Children Ages 6-8

There are many summer reading activities that children ages 6-8 can do. One great way to encourage reading is to create a reading nook or reading corner in your home. This can be a special place where your child can go to read and relax. Stock the reading nook with plenty of books, magazines, and …

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Reading Activities for Ages 3-5

Reading Activities for Ages 3-5 for the Summer

Tips for getting your child to read during the summer and reading activities for ages 3-5: Summertime is a great opportunity for children to explore reading. Here are some tips to help your child read during the summer: Make reading a part of your daily routine. Just as you would brush your teeth or take …

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3 ways to prevent summer slide in reading

3 Ways to Prevent Summer Slide in Reading

The term “summer slide” refers to the potential loss of academic progress and learning that many students experience during summer break. Learning loss is definitely a global problem, but it is preventable if you are proactive. In this article, we will show you 3 ways to prevent summer slide in reading. Around 34 million American …

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What do those informal classroom reading test scores mean

What Do Those Informal Classroom Reading Test Scores Mean?

PART 2: Reading Tests & Parent Involvement:Informal Reading Test Assessments/Screens. Reading is a learned skill.  We are not born with the natural ability to read! What do those informal classroom reading test scores mean? Parents, Are you receiving any progress reports, other than report cards, from your child’s teacher about their reading ability level? How often …

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What Do Those Standardized Reading Test Scores Mean?

What Do Those Standardized Reading Test Scores Mean?

PART 1: Reading Tests and Parent Involvement:  Standardized Tests. What do those standardized reading test scores mean?  Reading is a learned skill.  We are not born with the natural ability to read!  Okay parents, you have received results for your child’s ‘standardized’ reading test scores. Now what? What do they mean? What can you do? …

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