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Children Learning Reading Review – All You Need To Know Before Buying! (2024 UPDATE!)

Intro: Children Learning Reading Can Children Learning Reading help your child become a fluent reader following a 12 weeks program? Is it really possible to teach very small children to read? And… Can struggling older readers really catch up with the Children Learning Reading program? If you having been looking into the Children Learning Reading […]

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Embedded Mnemonics – Teaching the Alphabet and Letter Sounds to Children!

Are you struggling to teach your child the alphabet, feeling like progress is at a snail’s pace? Are those familiar squiggly shapes proving elusive for your little one to remember? Let’s talk about a powerful tool (embedded picture mnemonics) to help you exactly with that: teach your child letter sounds, and making them stick for […]

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How does Montessori teach reading? 5 peculiarities of the Montessori system!

Montessori uses systematic synthetic phonics for teaching reading. Children are introduced to the sounds of letters and phonograms through various activities and materials. However, there are a few peculiarities to how the Montessori system teaches reading that makes it pretty special and unique! Let’s go through them! *Affiliate Disclosure: Some links lead to Amazon marketplace. […]

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Reading.com app review – Is this the ULTIMATE PHONICS app? Can you teach your child to read with this app?

Are you looking for a high-quality app to teach your child to read? Then, keep reading, because today I am reviewing an exciting new app that is supposed to take children from letter recognition to confident fluent reading (approximately 2nd grade level). As I said, this app is a new kid on the block (or […]

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Reading Eggs Honest Review – The Brutal Truth About this App and Reading Curriculum

Are you looking for an interactive way to help your child learn to read? Then it is pretty likely that you have heard of  Reading Eggs! In this blog post, we will take a closer look at its features, cons and benefits. After reading this article, you’ll know whether this learn-to-read app is a good […]

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Decodable VS levelled books – The 5 KEY Differences You Need to Understand

Both decodable and levelled books have been  created for beginner readers. They are, in fact, the two main categories of books used with children that are on the first stages of learning to read. Noticing the differences between the two can be tricky for an untrained eye. On the surface, they certainly look quite similar: […]

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Is My Child Ready for Reading Instruction? At What Age Should I teach my child to read? ALL YOU Need to Know!

Interested in our guide on “How to Teach A Child to Read from Scratch Step-by-Step?” for free? Get It here! “At what age Should I start teaching my child to read?” and “Should I start teaching my child to read at home before school?” are among the most common questions parents have at some point. […]

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What are pre-reading skills? Why are they SO Important? 6 MUST-HAVE Early Literacy Skills for future reading Success!

Before learning to Read… Learning to read is a complex task. It is actually very different from learning to speak. Learning to read doesn’t happen naturally, as speaking does. And it doesn’t happen all at once. There is a constant progression in the development of reading ability over time. But before learning to read your […]

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