Sept. 19, 2021
Sept. 16, 2021
Speech and language are an important part of every child’s development, this is a way to communicate, understand, express, and develop relationships. Speech delay may affect the child’s learning and socialization skills. Continue reading to find out the levels of child's speech development according to their age.
Sept. 14, 2021
Reading may be fun for your kid if you supply them with the books they really enjoy! But what about wordless picture books? Do they bring learning value to your kid? In this article, we will review some wordless books with illustrations and show you how to read them!
May 17, 2021
The summer is drawing near, and after a year of learning at home, you and your kids may be struggling with fresh new ideas for play. But what if we told you to just go to the nearest bookshelf and pick up your child’s favorite book? Sometimes the best ideas for playful activities can be inspired by those that are unrelated to games. Read this article to discover how to use early learning books to inspire your child’s play and find the best titles and activities to fill your little learner’s time and mind!
May 5, 2021
As we round out the school year, now is the time to tackle new content in our refreshed and expanded English Language Arts course in the Talented and Gifted app! Kids Academy is proud to announce a big update that includes new content and expanded lessons in all grade levels of our ELA courses! Keep reading to find out what’s new, and the topics and skills that are covered in this incredible new update!
May 3, 2021
“My student can read every word in this book, why does his teacher say it is too hard?” As a teacher this is a phrase we hear every year. When it comes to a student’s ability to understand or comprehend a book there is a lot more than just being able to pronounce all the words. The gold standard of reading is reading fluency.
April 20, 2021
Children with dyslexia often have trouble learning new skills, particularly those with multiple or complex series of steps. To more effectively embed reading skills, use multi-sensory exercises to incorporate visual, auditory, kinesthetic, and tactile techniques.
March 29, 2021
All around the world, remote learning is becoming the norm. Schools and families are navigating their way around during these unprecedented times, trying to find ways to support their students and children learning from home. There are so many resources that are available to help children learn to read and write but what happens when you’re stuck without access to a computer, tablet or even Wifi? It is without a doubt that handwriting is something that is lagging due to our world becoming so tech-driven. Read this article to discover ways that you as a parent can help support and encourage the improvement of handwriting skills at home.
March 10, 2021
Kids Academy is proud to introduce a new Foundational Reading courses for kindergarten through 3rd grade added to the app! Much like the other features included in the app, these courses were developed with the expertise of early childhood educators. What makes it different is that it targets all the necessary skills in comprehensive curricula packed with units and lessons that will transform your little learner into a reader. Keep reading to find more details about what’s included in the Foundational Reading program!
March 3, 2021
When teaching your child to read, you probably haven’t given much thought to chapter books. When we’re busy helping kids decode words, and read sentences, we might fall into the trap that longer books are only for older children. But if you think about it, one of the most important missions in teaching kids to read is to plant the seeds for enjoyment. Reading should be fun, and chapter books can immerse your child in the world of the story!