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What’s the best way to teach children to read?

We all want young children to be given the very best opportunities to become successful, engaged and passionate readers. The teaching of reading is constantly mired, however, in a tired old debate between proponents of “phonics” (sounding out words) and “whole language” (which focuses on meaning and using the context to decipher unknown words). This

Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons: Amazon.ca: Phyllis Haddox, Elaine Bruner, Siegfried Engelmann: Books

About the Author Siegfried Engelmann is a professor of education at the University of Oregon, and has written many books on teaching, including Give Your Child a Superior Mind.  He is the originator of Direct Instruction, the most successful approach to teaching, and he has developed more than fifty Direct Instruction programs. www.zigsite.com Excerpt. © Reprinted

Teach your preschooler to read

Pin 29K 29K Shares Does teaching your preschooler to read feel like a pretty tall order?  Maybe it’s something that other moms can do – but you’re afraid to try. What if you mess it up? Or maybe you have tried — only to feel frustrated by your lack of progress. Let’s try one more…