Tag Archives: reading

  • Is Your Child Struggling in Reading? There’s a Reason Why

    www.tutoringforreading.com “If we are to obtain results never before achieved, we must expect to employ methods never before attempted.” (Francis Bacon, b 1561 d 1626) ============ In the mid-1970’s, after three years of intensive and exhilarating work, I was finally almost finished with a Ph.D. in reading education. I was eager to finish my dissertation Continue Reading

  • Perfect Poems – 4 Books of Poems for Many Reasons

    POEMS FOR IDIOMS – CLEVER POEMS TO EXPLAIN IDIOMS All published by Perfect Poems POB 896 Washington, UT 84780 www.perfectpoems.com Ph: 435-628-3504 Email: mail@perfectpoems.com By Janet Esposito Ask anyone learning the English language, and you will hear that idioms are one of the most difficult things to grasp. Even if you understand all of the Continue Reading

  • Success Reading Product Assessment

    By Valerie Schuetta, M.Ed. As an elementary school teacher, Reading Specialist/Interventionist, and former English Language Learner teacher, I am always on the hunt for new materials that will help my students become better readers. I would like to tell you about a wonderful resource that includes Phonics cards and Phonics game cards from Success Reading. Continue Reading

  • Beaver Cleaver and the Battle of Hastings. . . If you use crummy words, people will think you’re a creep!

    By Jerry Bailey About a year ago I was in Florida for my son’s wedding and had the TV on while getting dressed. I happened upon one of my all time favorite shows, “Leave it to Beaver.” In this episode, Wally was helping Beaver with his English homework, and Beaver was really struggling. Finally, in Continue Reading

  • Learning Through Art: Books Alive! – Performing Arts Literacy for Preschool Through 3rd Grade

    www.learningthroughart.com 1420 Sycamore Street Suite F50 Cincinnati, OH 45202 Phone: (866) 242-3252 Email: general@lartinc.com By Jennifer Nairne As babies, my children had a love/hate relationship with books – they thought they tasted great, but weren’t into sitting down to listen to the story. Despite my attempts to promote literature as more than a light snack, Continue Reading