Tag: helping struggling readers

Education for preschoolers: 5 ways to encourage early literacy at home

When is it a good time to start reading to your child? Is the perfect time at night or before nap time? There is really no sure answer to that question. But what educators and parents want is often to

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Why being bilingual can improve language learning?

Is being bilingual in diverse languages besides the native one an excellent way to improve your brain skills? The way we acquire language is an amazing process. In fact, children, younger than 3 years old, are able to absorb words

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Poetry for children is a great reading alternative

Children’s poetry is one of the most rewarding experiences educators can show. Besides the literacy aspect of poems, it also shows rhyming, metaphors, and boosts their imaginations. Not only it is fun to learn another language by reading different types

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Reading strategies for parents of struggling readers

Early learners seek their surroundings to learn and explore. They even look for ways to explore with various educational tools. Educators captivate their curiosity in many ways: reading, music, and dramatic play. But reading can sometimes be a difficult task

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No Child Left Behind program: Reasons it needs to matter

Is it possible to have a 6 year old held back a grade because of inadequate reading skills? Is it possible to have a 3rd grader not be able to read at their level? Is it possible to implement a

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Magazine Literacy: An organization committed to preventing illiteracy

Could magazines really make an impact in the world of literacy for future generations? Can illiteracy be an issue in the United States and around the world? Approximately 30 millions of Americans are incapacitated to read or write English. But

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Reading for kids: Audiobooks as language learning tools

It may not be easy for educators to hear students say, “I don’t like to read” or “I think reading is boring”. But these statements are very common among students that are struggling with reading and language. Yet, there are

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