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What is the Schwa sound? How to pronounce it? Let’s play a “simple” game. Please say these words to yourself Read more
When it comes to teaching young children how to read, there are a variety of programs and curricula available. One Read more
In today’s article we’ll go through the DOG ON A LOG book series. You may have heard of these books Read more
Are you looking for a phonics-based literacy curriculum for your child? One option that has been around since 1976 is Read more
In today’s article we are going to talk about how to learn sight words using flashcards.  If you are a Read more
Why is it that so many beginner readers struggle to read very simple, very short, very regular words? Simple words Read more
Today’s article is a review of “Phonics Pathways / Clear Steps to Easy Reading and Easy Spelling.” This learn-to-read curriculum Read more
If your child is learning to read or about to learn to read, then you may have heard of the Read more
Are you looking for an interactive way to help your child learn to read? Then it is pretty likely that Read more
In this article, you’ll discover a very powerful formula to teach any child to read. This is a very effective Read more
In a nutshell, what are the steps involved in a system that works?

If you have been dissapointed by the Whole Language /Word Approach and/or Balanced approach, do this instead!

And if your child is still young, you are in luck! You can start with this, once you feel he/she is ready for it!

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Myth Busting

    MYth #1: You shouldn't start teaching your child to read earlY
Reading Myth 1

One of the most common arguments  against early reading instruction is that if you start teaching your child to read at a young age, your child will get bored at school. 

While this might be true in some cases, you are trading your child not getting bored at school for a distinct cognitive advantage that learning to read at a young age gives to the child. So… What do you prefer?

myth #2: english can't be taught phonetically
Reading Myths 2

Many people still think that since English has many irregularities, phonics is an inefficient way of teaching reading! That belief is actually behind the whole language movement…

And while English phonics is complex (and teaching a little bit of phonics here and there doesn’t work very well) phonics instrucion in systematic way has proven to be the most effective method for teaching reading so far.

    MYth #3: Reading is a natural skill, such us speaking
Reading Myths 3

Many people still believe that kids can pick up reading naturally if they are sorrounded by books! This belief is based upon an outdated theory that has been invalidated by modern science.

In fact, research on the human brain over the last couple of decades is very clear on this point: We are not naturally wired for learning to read!

Learning to read is about cracking the code. And we need to learn a system to crack it!

myth #4: many poor readers will just catch up
Reading Myths 4

This myth is an extension of the previous one: “Reading is a natural skill, such us speaking”. So, that means that the poor readers will pick up eventually pick up because learning to read is natural. According to those who believe this, in the same way some  children learn to speak later, some children learn to read later as well. 

Again, this couldn’t be further from the truth. On the contrary, the sooner you spot and support a poor reader, the better!

How Can I Teach My Child to Read?

Are you trying to teach your child to read?

If so, look no further because you’ve landed on the right place!

Maybe you are trying to teach your 5, 6, or 7 year-old child to read? Or, maybe you are just looking for information to begin the journey of teaching a young child to read…

Wherever you are on your journey for supporting your child with reading, the Learning Reading Hub is jam-packed with valuable information and resources for teaching your child to read… In the right way!

This site is a learning-to-read hub (hence, the name) where we provide you the information and tools that you need to teach your child the RIGHT WAY.

You will be empowered information and resources based on SOUND / MODERN science, so you can bring joy to the journey of teaching/supporting a child to read!

So, that is our mission: helping you support your own children (or maybe your students) using strategies and methodologies that REALLY work (short, mid and long-term) and set up the right foundations.

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