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10 February 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Guest Post: Teaching Reading with Modern Tech Tools

Author: Reece Jones  @r_am_jones  The Evolving Age for Literacy Skills Development The combination of modern technology and effective reading instruction produces very meaningful results. Educators from all over the world have been making use of high-tech gadgets and lightning fast internet speeds to aid them in teaching kids the wonders of reading. Literacy instruction, among many [...]

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15 May 2013 ~ 4 Comments

DIY Phonics Flip Board

How to make your own Phonics flip board. What you need: Spiral bound Note book Pens Scissors How to construct: Turn the book landscape with the spirals at the top. Split the book into  3 equal sized columns and cut the columns all the way to the top.   Write all the consonants on the [...]

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02 February 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Great Phonics App for Kids by 22learn

Abby Monkey Phonics If your child is struggling with Phonics, beginning to learn sounds, or just needs a little practice, let Abby help. With this App, Abby the cute little monkey helps your child to succeed in learning. Abby is the resident helper, teacher and fun loving friend your kids will love and want to [...]

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10 October 2011 ~ 0 Comments

How do I help my child read?

Reading aloud with children is known to be the single most important activity for building the knowledge and skills they will eventually require for learning to read. — Marilyn Jager Adams That statement sums up one of the most essential ways of helping your child to read. From listening to a fluent reader children will [...]

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03 October 2011 ~ 2 Comments

The benefits of reading your child a bed time story

When is the last time you read your child a bed time story? A child’s ability to read leads to a wealth of success in all other areas of their academic and social life. Providing children with the right attitude towards reading can affect the rest of their life. The greatest gift is a passion [...]

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