Traditional classroom skill instruction in reading v. online/edtech applications? There is no one answer to whether traditional skill instruction or online/edtech applications are better for reading instruction. It depends on the needs of the individual students and what will work best for them. Some students may benefit from the structure and discipline of a traditional […]
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?
What do reading and flight have in common? JUST THINK: without a love of reading, your next flight might have been very delayed! Family, culture, and reading guide achievement. On this plaque is the inscription of wise and encouraging words from the father of two young brothers named Orville and Wilbur. Buckaroo returned to his
Reading Skills and the Learning Brain. Reinforce reading skills by exercising your child’s learning brain. Reading skills are important for children to learn and practice. However, reading is not the only skill that is important for children to learn. Exercising your child’s learning brain is also important. This can be done by providing activities that
“In the pages of a book anyone can be a great explorer or become their dream. The power of education and daydreaming creates the innovators of the future.”—Archer Sierra Reading and your child’s interest in reading was on my local news last evening. http://www.kpho.com/story/28202822/kids-need-to-read-provides-books-to-disadvantaged-arizona-school-kids I can’t tell you how many times, as a Reading Specialist,
Build Your Self Esteem at the dinner table. Family, culture, and the dinner table build self-esteem. Can You Describe Hamburger Frying? So much of who we are, was/is, established around the dinner table with family. Balancing today’s hectic schedules, added to the distance at which many families are separated, often means that only special events may bring
Many kids dread going back-to-school because of the looming amounts of homework. Parents, do you sigh also? “Schooling should teach kids how to learn, and parents should teach them how to work by establishing work rules and work ethic at home. Homework provides an opportunity for parents to reinforce and build upon what a child
Why do children bully? There is no one answer to the question of why children bully. Some kids may do it to try to fit in or because they feel like they don’t have any other way to get attention. Others may bully because they’ve been bullied themselves or they have anger management issues. Whatever