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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

Teach the Seven Strategies of Highly Effective Readers

Teach the Seven Strategies of Highly Effective Readers To improve students’ reading comprehension, teachers should introduce the seven cognitive strategies of effective readers: activating, inferring, monitoring-clarifying, questioning, searching-selecting, summarizing, and visualizing-organizing. This article includes definitions of the seven strategies and a lesson-plan template for teaching each one. To assume that one can simply have students

Seven Strategies to Teach Students Text Comprehension

1. Monitoring comprehension Students who are good at monitoring their comprehension know when they understand what they read and when they do not. They have strategies to “fix” problems in their understanding as the problems arise. Research shows that instruction, even in the early grades, can help students become better at monitoring their comprehension. Comprehension

Teach your Child to Read and Write

Description Help your child develop strong reading and writing skills. Teach Your Child to Read and Write includes over 20 video lessons covering all aspects of early literacy. You will learn: What your child is expected to learn at school. How these skills and concepts will impact your child’s future academic success. Simple and fun