Tag: reading ability

We Can’t Teach Love But We Can Teach Reading

09/25/2020 | By More
We Can’t Teach Love But We Can Teach Reading

Teachers can speak a lot of things into existence (a quiet line in the hallway, students sitting “criss, cross, applesauce”) but a love of reading isn’t one of them. Enthusiasm is a part of good teaching, but communicating a love of books isn’t the same thing as teaching reading. I learned that the hard way. When […]

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Show me the way – A Guide for Adults with Dyslexia

08/06/2020 | By More
Show me the way – A Guide for Adults with Dyslexia

How to help adults with writing, reading or calculating problems. This new brochure from the American Dyslexia Association shows the way for adult dyslexics. Essay by Dr. Astrid Kopp-Duller Open publication

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K12 Timed Reading Practice

04/24/2013 | By More
K12 Timed Reading Practice

K12 Timed Reading Practice lets readers in levels K-4 practice fluency by reading short, timed stories. Improving fluency allows readers to read smoothly and quickly so they can focus on comprehension rather than on decoding words. Features Stories More than 250 short, engaging stories for young readers A variety of fiction and non-fiction 46 Flesch-Kincaid […]

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Free Reading

03/28/2013 | By More
Free Reading

FreeReading is a free, high-quality, open-source reading program addressing literacy development for grades K-3. Leveraging the collective wisdom of researchers, teachers, reading coaches, and other education and industry professionals, FreeReading provides a high-quality, cost-effective alternative to static materials. By establishing a foundation of hundreds of research-based lessons and materials that users can download and use […]

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50 Popular iPad Apps For Struggling Readers & Writers

03/06/2013 | By More
50 Popular iPad Apps For Struggling Readers & Writers

Teachthought has collected 50 ipad apps that help struggling readers and writers. You will find helpful tools, fundamentals, apps for reading, writing and spelling. Check it out. While we’re at it, also have a look at 15 Of The Best Educational Apps For Improved Reading Comprehension.

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Literacy Center

01/30/2013 | By More
Literacy Center

The Literacy Center Education Network is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization with a mission to deliver free, professionally-designed, education material to preschool-age children. Utilizing the power of the Internet, they distribute education material directly to children in their homes, libraries, and schools. The Literacy Center aims to provide safe learning activities for parents and […]

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How to remember: b or d?

01/21/2013 | By More
How to remember: b or d?

On Pinterest we saw a wonderful idea to teach children the difference between “b” and “d”. After teaching the trick, let your children do some worksheets which can be created by the “Letter mash”-generator“.   Source: 4.bp.blogspot.com via Stephany on Pinterest

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Logical: Snowman

12/10/2012 | By More
Logical: Snowman

Logicals are an excellent way to practice reading and listening skills. A logical is a riddle that is solved by logical reasoning. Accurate reading or listening is very important. Today’s freebie includes two logicals with snowmen: the first one is pretty easy, the second one is a little trickier. Ask the children to read the […]

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Reading Gives You Superpowers!

11/10/2012 | By More
Reading Gives You Superpowers!

Reading gives you superpowers! You don’t believe it? Watch this wonderful animation in which Dav Pilkey explains why! Enjoy! Your child still has difficulty reading? Try our Easy Reading Card!

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Dyslexia-friendly books

10/16/2012 | By More
Dyslexia-friendly books

  The Telegraph has published a list of dyslexia-friendly books, such as Julia Donaldson’s (author of the The Gruffalo) Mr Birdnest and the House Next Door or Alan Gibbon’s The Number 7 Shirt which any young football fan will enjoy. It’s essential that children who are dyslexic have access to attractive, enjoyable reading – and […]

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