How can we make cursive make sense to readers — even if they don’t write cursive? A new book, READ CURSIVE FAST, tackles the neglected issue.
Reading is something which can be quite easily introduced to your child as a worthy pursuit. Hopefully this list will show you what you need to know how to begin to build those positive associations for your child and to get them to start wanting to read for their own enjoyment.
reating a reading friendly environment at home is an important step in order to help your child improve not only their literacy skills but also to help foster an appreciation of reading.
Think you need to be a literacy expert to nurture vocabulary growth in your kiddo? Think again! In fact, if you are looking for exciting and innovating strategies to help build your child’s vocabulary, these tips may not be what you are expecting.
Slideshow from Harvard Graduate School of Education with strategies for parents and educators to encourage children to read – from kindergarten to high school.
Your little one is undoubtedly the most special thing in your entire life, so why not learn a little more about just what they need from you? As well as feedings, diaper changes, and lots of cuddles, they also need plenty of mental stimulation to aid their development.
Each year on April 12, in honor of beloved author Beverly Cleary’s birthday, D.E.A.R. is celebrated. What is D.E.A.R.? It stands for “Drop Everything and Read”. Ramona and her classmates participate in D.E.A.R. activities in Cleary’s book, Ramona Quimby, Age 8. Well, if it’s good enough for Ramona, it’s good Read more…
As the school year progresses it’s easy to let enthusiasm for regular reading routines go by the wayside. Don’t despair if this is the case in your home. Red Apple Reading wants to help you get your child’s reading progress back on track!
If you consider when you learned to read and when you learned to write, you’ll probably discover that you are unable to separate the two because you learned them simultaneously. These two skills are so interconnected we fail to realize how much one is influencing the other.
There are numerous reasons why a child may not enjoy reading. By asking a few questions, parents can begin to discern the underlying issue and help their little one become more interested in books.