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Research suggests that a child’s knowledge of the alphabet is one of the best predictors of his or her success in early reading.
Studies found that learning letters of the alphabet requires many, many experiences with meaningful written language and therefore recommend that teachers take
Describes the alphabetic principle and suggests ways of how caregivers can incorporate activities that promote letter knowledge into daily routines.
Practice cursive writing with these alphabet worksheets.
Kindergarten readiness can be a source of anxiety for kids and parents alike. Avoid drill-and-kill practice and prep your preschooler for the classroom with these fun outdoor activities.
Just how do preschoolers make the jump to writing their names and the other letters of the alphabet? A guide to teaching your preschool child to write.
The world of special education seems to come with its own unique language.  Practical parenting tips on how to navigate the maze of special needs education.
Find the best in green toys that are great for kindergartners' brains, and easy on the environment, too.
A-B-C is as easy as 1-2-3...4-5! Learn how to help your child go through the stages of spelling development. 

Round up those magnetic letters and try a few of these fun, multi-sensory activities to help your preschooler master important early literacy skills
Here's an alphabetical guide to the 26 details parents shouldn't forget this back to school season.
Parenting advice on how to teach your preschooler the basic fundamentals of etiquette.
As teens, we follow everyone else because we aren't sure how to be ourselves.
Preschool is the perfect time to begin exploring learning in a variety of ways. From the playground to the iPad, little learners are taught about everything from the alphabet and sharing to counting and comparing. Check out our picks for the best preschool apps on the market now.
Early reading learning has evolved from alphabet flashcards to smart device screens. Give your kid a leg up with this collection of stellar ABC apps that help preschoolers and kindergarteners master reading readiness basics such as letter recognition, phonics and comprehension skills. These pre-literacy tools give children a hands-on experience that offers a variety of ways to teach skills to every kind of learner.
Just what are phonemic awareness and phonics, and how can you help your child master these important early learning skills?
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