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Children Learning Reading Review – All You Need To Know Before Buying!

What will you learn of this review of the Children Learning Reading Program?  INTRO: Why did I get interested in the program? WHAT: What is Children Learning Reading? HOW: How does Children Learning Reading work? MATERIALS: What materials do you get with the Program? PRICE: How much does Children Learning Reading cost? BUY: How to […]

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reading instruction methodologies

Whole Word vs Phonics – Reading Wars! – Understanding the Differences between these 2 Approaches

Reading wars, Whole word VS. Phonics, whole language advocates vs. phonetics enthusiasts… Who would imagine that learning to read could be such a controversial topic? But sadly, it is! And I use the word SADLY for a good reason: Because the ones that normally pay the consequences of this disagreement are our children! In this […]

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phonics

What Exactly is Synthetic Phonics? Should You Use this System to Teach Your Child to Read?

If you have been looking into the topic of teaching your child to read or if you are an educator, you may have heard of the term Synthetic Phonics. In this article, I am going to explain what Synthetic phonics is, and if you find this phonics approach something you want to try, I will […]

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phonemic awareness

What is Phonemic Awareness? Why is It SO Important?

Before learning to read, we first must learn to hear. What is Phonemic Awareness? Phonemic Awareness is the ability to hear, identify and manipulate the individual sounds that form words. For instance, the word cat is formed by the following individual sounds (or phonemes): /c/ /a/ /t/. Using the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA), this word […]

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early reading

At What Age Should I teach my child to read? What YOU Need to Know!

“At what age Should I start teaching my child to read?” and “Should I start teaching my child to read at home before school?” might among the most common questions parents have at some point. In theory, it seems like straightforward question, and, therefore, should have a sstraightforward answer. However, that couldn’t be further from […]

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struggling readers

Why does my child struggle with reading? The real reasons why children struggle with reading.

It is both alarming and sad to see how many parents think they have done something wrong, and are tired to see their children getting frustrated when trying to read. These parents are just discouraged by how their kids are just trying to guess the words in front of them instead of reading them. And, […]

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early reading

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 […]