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Adventures in Reading: Picture Books that Will Inspire a Love for Math

Oct. 7, 2021

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There is no question about it, picture books are enjoying something of a golden age. So much so, that multiple sub-genres have begun to emerge, where you and your child can wander off and explore to your hearts’ content. In a previous post, I offered a list of fabulous wordless picture books, and in this article, I suggest some picture books that are focused on Math.

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Tips and Tricks on Teaching Your Child to Read

Sept. 21, 2021

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Everyone knows that parents aren’t just there to take care of their child, being a parent means learning multiple jobs to adhere to your child’s needs, and for this they also become a teacher. It can be quite frustrating when the time comes and you have to teach your child to read, the transition from just playing to actually learning can also be sudden for your child too. Read this review to get to know the ways of teaching reading to your kid.

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by Alison Carter (Play Based Educator, ESL Teacher, Trauma Sensitive Yoga and Pilates Teacher, Journalist and Writer)

Is Your Child Right-Handed or Left-Handed?

Sept. 21, 2021

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There has been a lot of research since the 19th century about how and why children develop a dominant hand. The capacity to be ambidextrous - use both hands equally - has also been a topic of much debate because there are so few individuals exhibiting this trait. In this article, you will find out the facts about and possible reasons for being left-handed or right-handed and the phenomenon of being ambidextrous.

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Adventures in Reading: 20 Wonderful Picture Books

Sept. 19, 2021

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We know that children who read for about twenty minutes every day, do better academically than those who don’t. Picture books make great reading materials since they can be consumed from cover to cover in just a few minutes. Continue reading the article to get to learn these wonderful books!

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by Jorezza Antonio (Behavioral Therapist)

Helping Your Child with Speech and Language Development

Sept. 16, 2021

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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.

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Adventures in Reading: Wordless Picture Books

Sept. 14, 2021

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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!

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Inspire Play with a Book a Day: Preschool & Kindergarten Learning Books and Activities

May 17, 2021

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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!

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What Is Reading Fluency, and Why Is It So Important?

May 3, 2021

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“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. 

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Tips for Parents on How to Improve Handwriting During Remote Learning

March 29, 2021

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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. 

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Ways to Celebrate Black History Month with Kids

Feb. 8, 2021

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In America, Black History Month serves as an excellent time to study the many historical contributions and accomplishments of notable African Americans. It’s especially important that our little learners understand the history as they grow older since our youngest citizens will one day be in charge. Whether you’re a teacher or a parent, read this article to learn more about the importance of celebrating Black History Month with kids, and find ways to honor it both at home and in the classroom! 

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