Dec 01, 2017
Sight Word Activities to Do at Home
Parents can easily support the development of their child’s reading skills at home with fun activities.
One aspect of learning to read which needs lots of repetition, and is ripe for home attention, is building a sight word bank.
Fluent reading requires quick word recognition so your child is focused on comprehending the text, not decoding words. Research shows that children who build an extensive...
Nov 22, 2017
Expert Tips on How to Make Reading Fun
It probably comes as little surprise to parents that making reading fun for your child is one of the best ways to set them up for academic achievement.
A research report from The National Endowment for the Arts found that children and teenagers who read for pleasure on a daily or weekly basis score better on reading tests than infrequent readers.
There's no doubt that...
Nov 06, 2017
Dyslexia and Reading: Sounds, Letters, Rules and Fluency
Explicit and systematic instruction which develops sound-letter awareness and an understanding of how written language works is a great way to build reading fluency in children with dyslexia.
Learning to read with dyslexia
Dyslexia is a difference in the way the brain processes language, ranging from mild to severe.
It's important for parents and teachers to note that dyslexia is not linked to...
Oct 10, 2017
ABC Reading Eggs vs Other Reading Apps
ABC Reading Eggs is the multi-award winning online reading program designed specifically for children aged 2–13.
With so many children’s reading apps on the market, it can be hard to know which one lives up to its claims when choosing the best program for your child.
We asked parents, teachers and homeschoolers to tell us what...