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  • Preschool—Learning Math
  • Academic Achievement For All—When Are Children Ready to Learn?
  • Thanksgiving Turkey Art
  • Preschool—Learning ABC’s
  • Beginning Preschool—Learning Numbers
  • Beginning Preschool—Learning Shapes
  • Beginning Preschool—Learning Colors
  • Back to School – Make Your Own ABC Book!
  • Can Your Students Comprehend Texts That They Cannot Read?
  • Common Core and Reading Assignments—What Are We Missing Here?
  • Learning to Talk and Learning to Read – Part 2
  • Learning to Talk & Learning to Read – Part 1
  • Teaching Children to Share
  • Beginning to Write – Journal Prompts
  • Beginning to Write – Using Pictures to Tell a Story
  • Beginning to Write – Observe, Think, and Describe
  • Winter Art and Descriptive Writing
  • Teaching Children and Working Together
  • How Important is it for Children to Have Time for Independent Play?
  • Five Ways to Help Children Do Their Chores and Homework
  • Helping Students Think About Descriptive Writing
  • When Students Can’t Think of Anything to Write About
  • Beginning Readers & Learning to Write
  • Handwriting – When Should You Teach Your Child How to Print?
  • How to Learn
  • Teach Every Child to Read
  • What to Do When It Snows?
  • Make Your Own Magnetic Letter Tiles
  • Happy Thanksgiving!
  • Is Reading Achievement Improving?
  • Is Your Child a Good Reader or a Poor Reader?
  • The Brain – Processing Patterns and Learning to Read
  • Emotions and Learning
  • Habits of Mind and the Brain
  • How the Brain Works
  • This is Your Brain on Reading!
  • Dyslexia—What Is It and What Can We Do About It?
  • Reading for Pleasure
  • Sound Bytes Reading: Top Ten Blogs in 2013—Part 2
  • Sound Bytes Reading: Top Ten Blogs in 2013—Part 1
  • Art Projects in August—Free Family Fun—Part 2
  • An Art Project in August—Free Family Fun—Part 1
  • Why Is Reading So Difficult For My Child?
  • Teaching Your Child to Read – Get a Head Start Right Now
  • You Can Teach Your Struggling Child to Read – Now!
  • 12 Great Activities to Help Prepare Young Children for School
  • Preparing to Learn—Helping Children Get Organized
  • Preparing to Learn—Teach Children How to Clean Up
  • Preparing Young Children to Learn
  • Diagnosing Children with Reading Problems – Part 5
  • Diagnosing Children with Reading Problems – Part 4
  • Diagnosing Children with Reading Problems – Part 3
  • Diagnosing Children with Reading Problems – Part 2
  • Diagnosing Children with Reading Problems
  • Learning to Write – Teaching Grammar – Adverbs
  • Learning to Write – Teaching Grammar – Adjectives
  • Learning to Write – Teaching Grammar – Nouns
  • Learning to Write – Teaching Grammar – Verbs
  • Reading Aloud Can Help Develop Your Child’s Vocabulary
  • Should You Continue to Read Aloud to School Age Children?
  • Top 10 Favorite Books to Read Aloud To Your Preschoolers
  • Top 10 Board Books for Toddlers
  • Reading Aloud to Children—Inspiring a Desire to Read
  • Featured Book—Creature Count: A Prehistoric Rhyme
  • Five Spelling Tips for Teaching Beginning Readers
  • Spelling for Beginning Readers – Part 3
  • Spelling for Beginning Readers – Part 2
  • Spelling for Beginning Readers – Part 1
  • All Students Reading at Grade Level by the End of Third Grade?
  • Beginning Reading and Learning Handwriting – Part 2
  • Beginning Reading and Learning Handwriting – Part 1
  • Developing Skills–Do I Have to Color Inside the Lines?
  • Pre-Writing Skills for Preschoolers – Drawing Stick People
  • Pre-Writing Skills for Preschoolers – Drawing With Shapes
  • Phonetic Analysis of Fry’s 25 Most Common Sight Words
  • Should You Teach Sight Words to Your Beginning Readers? Part 2
  • Should You Teach Sight Words to Your Beginning Readers? Part 1
  • From Phonics Instruction to Reading Words—Bridging the Gap
  • You Can Teach Your Child To Read! Week 10
  • You Can Teach Your Child To Read! Week 9
  • You Can Teach Your Child To Read! Week 8
  • You Can Teach Your Child To Read! Week 7
  • You Can Teach Your Child To Read! Week 6
  • You Can Teach Your Child To Read! Week 5
  • You Can Teach Your Child To Read! Week 4
  • You Can Teach Your Child To Read! Week 3
  • You Can Teach Your Child To Read! Week 2
  • You Can Teach Your Child To Read! Week 1
  • Different Types of Phonics—What Are They?
  • How Does Memory Affect Learning To Read and Teaching Reading?
  • Does It Matter How We Teach Kids To Read? — Part 3
  • Does It Matter How We Teach Kids To Read? — Part 2
  • Does It Matter How We Teach Kids To Read?
  • 5 Reasons Why It’s Important to Read Aloud to Your Children
  • Free Preschool Activity – Matching Shapes
  • Learning To Read – Discerning Differences in Shapes of Letters
  • Free Preschool Activity – Color & Shape Matching Game
  • Getting Ready to Read – Five Great Pre-School Activities
  • Learning to Talk / Learning to Read – Part 2
  • Learning to Talk / Learning to Read – Part 1
  • Is Vocabulary Instruction Important for Beginning Readers?
  • Teaching Beginning Reading – Reading Comprehension
  • Teaching Reading – Fluency Instruction for Beginning Readers
  • How Do I Teach Phonics to Beginning Readers?
  • Phonemic Awareness Exercises
  • Phonemic Awareness—How Do I Teach It?
  • What Is A Good Reading Program—How Should We Teach Reading?
  • Why Is Learning to Read So Difficult? A Bit of History