Did George Washington have wooden teeth — or not? Using a nonfiction text, first graders should be able to find out the truth for themselves.
Read between the lines, says Stanford psychologist and Mindset author Carol Dweck. Why? Because kids mean something very different when they object to reading.
This video helps parents of beginning readers understand how a child learns to read, from letters and letter sounds to understanding a story. It explains the five foundational skills of reading: phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension. It also offers tips on how parents can help their kids practice these skills, and become a better reader. The video is most appropriate for parents of children in preschool and kindergarten.
Helping a child learn about the things she loves can foster a lifelong passion for reading, especially for beginning readers. This video explains how parents of beginning readers should support reading in any form, whether it's a storybook, comic book, or magazine. The video is most appropriate for parents of children in kindergarten, first grade, and second grade.
Does your child tell (and retell) stories from favorite books? Good news! That's a key reading skill, according to this second grade teacher.
Surprise! This teacher’s description of the new expectations for student reading is nothing like the sixth grade most parents remember.
Want to make sure your fifth grader is ready for sixth grade? This teacher’s simple suggestion may surprise you.
We all know kids are supposed to nail those ABCs, but there’s another, even more important reading skill that many parents overlook.
In our latest #Milestones Google+ Hangout, literacy expert Tim Shanahan shared info all parents should know about supporting your child's reading.
Children can learn and have fun at the same time when reading non fiction books. Teach your child nonfiction reading strategies so he can build his reading skills and become a better reader.
Play "My pile your pile" to expand your child's vocabulary and improve fluency.
Here's a way to use sticky notes to improve reading comprehension.