While it will be important to look at the effects of remote learning during the pandemic, parents can do simple things to help students reading skills continue to progress. The easiest is to read to them daily. Even students as old as eighth grade still benefit from being read to every day. There are so …
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This local mother turned social stories about her daughter with autism into a series of books that you might find helpful. Bonus: a portion of the proceeds go towards special needs programs at local schools! Read the whole story here.
Want to instill an early sense of ‘girl power?’ “Here are 40 of our favorite independent princess stories but this is just a small sample of the many great titles available.” Read the full article here.
Using audiobooks is a great way to provide multi-sensory reading that improves both decoding and comprehension skills as long as the reader follows along with the text while listening. Read more here.
Check out these books that can help develop beginning STEAM skills in preschoolers. Read the full article here.
Studies have found that homework in elementary school does not contribute to academic achievement and has only a modest effect on older students in terms of improving academic performance. This school put that into effect by implementing the following and, six months later, found that students had not fallen behind academically: “1. Read just-right books …
TeachThought compiled a list of the 30 best books for teaching empathy in children. How many have you read? Do you have any additional books to share? Read the list here.
These would make great gifts! See the full list here.
This article discusses seven simple strategies that can be used to boost early literacy while reading with young children.