Here's a list of advice I wish I had given myself before I taught reading. In fact, I wish I had known these things when I first started social studies. Some of this might be "duh" information, but for me, it was all new.
Medill Reports: Chicago Sound, not sight, major cause of dyslexia Medill Reports: Chicago Researchers at Northwestern University's Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory investigated the underlying biological causes of dyslexia and found that a child's...
Literacy is a family affair at the Farmington Community Library Hometownlife.com And that creative play is used to promote literacy, to help children read, comprehend and learn, while also providing parents and caregivers with help and guidance.
As parents and educators, we must look for ways for children to read -- including the iPad, Kindle and NOOK. Since the reading experience is different, let's think through how to best use this technology for learning purposes.
One of the easiest ways to get ideas and see what's going on vis-a-vis reading, and literacy news, is to subscribe to Jen Robinson's Book Page, Rasco from RIF or the Family Bookshelf. Twice a month this trio publishes interesting news and ideas.