THE central goal of a good education is joyful, daily reading and learning…for life.
Science gives us microscopic and macro views of the world. Consider how both can inform the science of literacy education.
There are simple ways adults can help kids grow up to lead fulfilling lives, like allowing them to explore their interests through reading and conversation.
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.
There’s a basic, simple solution that nearly doubles the number of children doing well in learning to read.
Our actions SHOW little ones our values.
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.