Children Teach Themselves to Read

The general assumption in our culture is that children must be taught to read. Vast amounts of research go into trying to figure out the scientifically best way to do this. In the stacks of any major university library you can find rows and rows of books and many journals devoted solely to the topic

Yes, there’s a right way to teach reading

There’s a “right” way to teach reading, according to best-selling journalist Peg Tyre. So why are many students not learning – or learning the wrong way? Some time, usually between the ages of 5 and 6, most children begin to read. Watching a child transition from a nonreader to one who can both entertain and

The Best Way to Teach Kids to Read

Of all our kids’ intellectual milestones, learning to read may be the one that worries parents the most. We know that children will eventually talk, if we just wait until they’re ready, and learn their colors from merely interacting with the world. But when it comes to reading, we place a lot more pressure on

Creative Ways for Teaching Kids to Love Reading

By Claire Zaruba I didn’t always love reading, but it wasn’t because I didn’t love books. In fact, I loved the idea of reading. Yet it was a chore that I avoided at all costs because I was frustrated. Despite having encouraging parents—who were also teachers—the foundation of my frustration stemmed from being a painfully slow

Reading Comprehension Skills for English Language Learners

English language learners (ELLs) often have problems mastering science, math, or social studies concepts because they cannot comprehend the textbooks for these subjects. ELLs at all levels of English proficiency, and literacy, will benefit from explicit instruction of comprehension skills along with other skills. Examples of comprehension skills that can be taught and applied to

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“But I’m not a reading teacher. I teach literature.” I hear this comment repeated again and again as I coach teachers in Virginia, New York, and Michigan and conduct workshops for middle and high school teachers around the country. I’m sympathetic to their words because these teachers have had little to no formal training in

Strategies for Reading Comprehension :: Read Naturally, Inc.

Comprehension: The Goal of Reading Comprehension, or extracting meaning from what you read, is the ultimate goal of reading. Experienced readers take this for granted and may not appreciate the reading comprehension skills required. The process of comprehension is both interactive and strategic. Rather than passively reading text, readers must analyze it, internalize it and

TEACHING READING COMPREHENSION

TEACHING READING COMPREHENSION A Look At Reading Comprehension Strategies Check out our Strategies for Reading Comprehension Page! Check out our Reading Comprehension Worksheets Page! As Steve mentioned on the Teaching Reading Page , comprehension is the only reason for reading. Without comprehension, reading is a frustrating, pointless exercise in word calling. It is no exaggeration

What is the High 5 Reading Strategy?

What is the High 5 Reading Strategy? The High 5 Reading Strategy is a simple and effective approach formulated to enhance the comprehensive abilities of students. By using this technique, students are able to understand the material and direct their attention to the details. It thus enhances students learning and helps them prepare for an