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Learn how to teach and perform choral reading for kids. It's a cooperative reading activity with 'magical' results!
Explains what reading comprehension is and how to read for meaning. Offers effective techniques for building vocabulary skills and text comprehension skills.
Reading aloud strengthens comprehension, fluency, and more. Check out the top 10 reasons why parents and educators should teach children to read aloud.
Experts agree: Children who read during the summer gain reading skills, while those who do not often experience learning losses.
Experts say that there are 3 major things that prepare children to read. Learn what they are and how to incorporate them into your child's day.
Here some tips for both parents and teachers to help get the most from your visual learner.
We've combed the shelves for new titles to spice up summer reading. Here's our list of favorites:
In search of some engrossing summer reads for your second grader? Look no further! We've combed the shelves for this solid gold list of second grade titles.
Looking for summer reading ideas? Here are our picks for a solid gold summer of reading with your preschooler.
Reading scores cannot be taken at face value: there are many different areas of reading skills, and a child might excel in one while struggling in another.
The benefits of reading to children are discussed.  Lists the specific benefits children can gain from reading and listening to books.
This article discusses the importance of modeling, demonstration, and explanation in the school classroom, especially as it pertains to learning to read.
A detailed description of strategies and effective techniques that can be used to teach children to spell.
Summarizes the connection between transactional theories of the reading process and comprehensive reading instruction.
Summarizes whole word reading instruction, how parts of a word contribute to the whole, and the progression to whole language instruction.
Overviews the history of reading comprehension instruction and the failure to understand the differences between teaching and testing this comprehension.
Reading, usually an outdoor activity can inspire a child's love of nature. Similarly, being outdoors can get kids excited to read! Learn how.
Summarizes the importance of reading fluency, providing a bridge between word recognition and reading comprehension. Lists skills fluent readers must possess.
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