Conversation about shared experiences can develop children’s closeness with others and deepen everyone’s natural reflections about themselves and their lives.
Go with a child’s flow of wanting new books to read. They’ll offer clues as to what opens their floodgates of excitement and interest. Watch, listen and meet them where they’re at.
Text and toy sets can help little ones begin to sense how books and things they love are connected to their families’ cultures.
There’s a basic, simple solution that nearly doubles the number of children doing well in learning to read.
Kids learn to ask questions from the kinds of questions we ask of them.
Set the stage for lifelong learning by teaching kids to breathe in wonderful information through reading and to breathe out their experiences and thoughts through writing.
If you want children to love reading, show them how much fun it is.
Living is learning. If we aren’t learning, we are just existing.
Science-based instruction is important but careful observation of kids to see what they need to succeed is paramount.
How do some kids score as proficient on yearly tests while the large majority don’t?