Jan. 29, 2018

Like any other developmental milestone, kids have to be ready to begin learning to read. Just like you wouldn’t want to wean your child before he or she is ready to start solid foods, you wouldn’t want to introduce reading if your child is unable to recognize the letters of the alphabet. Though it might be tricky to recognize the signs of reading readiness, we should look for definite cues that kids are ready to begin reading. 

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Jan. 22, 2018

If you think about the people in your life you probably know someone who calls themselves a “bad speller”. While everyone has their own strengths and weaknesses, some people grow up accepting the notion that they just can’t spell or write well. Even so, you probably also know that spelling and writing properly are ingredients for a successful career and professional life. Luckily, your child doesn’t have to grow up believing they are bad at spelling.

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Jan. 9, 2018

It’s only natural for kids to make mistakes when they’re learning to speak and write. Unfortunately, when left uncorrected, kids will take their grammar mistakes with them to high school and beyond! Nip those early grammar problems in the bud with quick and simple lessons! 

 

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Jan. 2, 2018

Sometimes, regardless of the effort we put in as parents to teach our kids to read, they still struggle to learn the basics. This causes stress and frustration for the whole family, and a familiar task like reading becomes a chore. Luckily, if one strategy doesn’t work, another one might do the trick.

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