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When Your Child Hates Reading Check for These 3 Common Mistakes

When your child hates reading it can be discouraging and frustrating. But the good news is any child can be taught to love reading. When your child doesn’t want to read or says things like, “I hate reading” what are they really trying to tell you? Let’s look at some common mistakes and how you READ MORE

10 Effective Things You Can Do to Help Your Child Develop Fluency

There are several things you can do to help your child develop fluency. They are all easy to implement and simple to do. Help Your Child Develop Fluency so They Will Understand What They Read Fluency is key for developing comprehension. When children do not read fluently their reading feels choppy and disjointed. It doesn’t READ MORE

The 4 Best Tips for Helping Your Child Develop Good Reading Habits

Developing good reading habits will help your child become a strong, independent reader, but it can be overwhelming and daunting to know what habits to focus on when teaching your child to read. My advice is to keep it simple and focus on the big things that are going to have the greatest impact. One READ MORE

The Importance of Phonics: Can Too Much of a Good Thing Be Bad for Your Child?

Surely you have heard the importance of phonics for beginning readers. Most likely, you would think that a child who does not receive phonics instruction will not learn to read or not learn to read well. And you are right, phonics does have a place in reading instruction, but we think it’s important to have READ MORE