Tag Archives: Emerging readers

18 Sep

First, a brief historical perspective. Best ways to teach reading to children (and adults) have been debated for over a hundred years. Cracking the code continues to be studied and discussed. I learned to read with Dick and Jane. Technology has vastly improved learning opportunities, but I do not believe in learning to read on a screen. I believe there is no one perfect method, or pedagogy, no one program that teaches everyone to read. Reading programs come and go, skills…..

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30 Mar

A is for alphabet! I love teaching the alphabet. So will you.  Here are fun, easy to do activities to help your kids learn the alphabet. A reminder that each letter stands for one or more sounds. I suggest you start with the sounds kids feel vibrating in their throats, such as ‘m’. But there are other simple tricks I want to share with you. This is how I teach the alphabet. There are 4 lowercase letters with tails: y,…..

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