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Helping Your Child with Reading

Encouraging a love for reading is one of the best gifts you can give your child, since reading is essential for school learning and academic success. Experts provide strategies on how to help your child develop literacy skills to become lifelong readers.

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    Is Reading on the Computer Bad for Your Child?

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    Types of Reading

    Independent Reading Students read silently by themselves and at their own pace (Taylor, 1993). The selections must be...

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    Questions about gifted readers and how best to teach them have been posed since the inception of gifted education. Do...

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    Fluency Defined

    What Is Reading Fluency? The National Reading Panel (2000, p. 3-1) has defined fluency as "reading text with speed,...

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  • 15.

    It's Not What You Read, But How You Read It!

    Research increasingly suggests that how we read with kids is as important as what we read. Here are expert tips on how...

  • 16.

    The Language Arts

    The six language arts, as designated by the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) and the International Reading...

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    Using RAFT to Enhance Students' Reading Comprehension

    Teachers use RAFT to create projects and other assignments to enhance students’ comprehension of novels they’re...

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    The Function of the Language Arts in Communication

    Communication is the process of transmitting information from one person to another. The language arts are all important...

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    The Four Components of the Language Arts Curriculum

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    Early Literacy Development Foundations

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