Background TV may hinder toddlers' language development Jackson Clarion Ledger Having the television on while you play with your toddler could hinder the child's language development, according to a new study.
Salon This is the absolute worst way to teach your kids to read Salon “No screen time until you do an hour of reading first,” was her reply. The child flung himself back in his seat and opened a paperback book with a disgruntled sigh.
Reading children's literature is not 'embarrassing' The Conversation From the “golden age” of children's literature in the second half of the 19th century, didacticism decreased and the boundary between books for adults and books for children...
This question says it all - "Regardless of the problems with the suggestion that any kind of reading should be embarrassing, why should the intended age of a book’s readership determine whether reading it is “shameful”?"
Boston-based National Braille Press was established expressly to meet major challenges head-on. Amid a decline in Braille literacy and shifts in technology, the company remains one of the oldest and largest printers for the blind in America.
Reading comprehension is an important concept that a student must learn early on. Reading comprehension isn't just taking what you've read on a page, but it is also understanding what you've read and being able to explain ...
As we make our way through the lazy days of summer, schedules change, and things relax. My usual theme is collaboration; parents can be one of our biggest assets in promoting language development. Parents of young ...
Kansas.com Books for kids during the dog-eared days of summer Kansas.com The best part about summer reading is the freedom to find a good book and dive in without stressing about book reports or reading points.
Dyslexia affects up to 1 in 5 people, but the experience of dyslexia isn't always the same. This difficulty in processing language exists along a spectrum -- one that doesn't necessarily fit with labels like "normal" and "defective." Kelli Sandman-Hurley urges us to think again about dyslexic brain function and to celebrate the neurodiversity of the human brain.
Recent research suggests that the difficulties dyslexia creates with reading may not be hard-wired. Instead, experience may play a big role in exacerbating reading problems and, potentially, in easing them.
Many people often think of play in the form of images of young children at recess engaging in games of tag, ball, using slides, swings, and physically exploring their environments. But physical play is not the only kind of play. We often use the terms pretend play or make-believe play (the acting out of stories which involve multiple perspectives and the playful manipulation of ideas and emotions), that reflect a critical feature of the child’s cognitive and social development.