Monthly Archives: December 2014

2712, 2014

5 Secrets to Reading Aloud Success

How to read aloud to your child successfully
Part 2 of 6- Balanced Literacy

“There is no substitute for books in the life of a child.”
— May Ellen Chase

Guided Reading is just one piece to the balanced literacy puzzle. Another piece is reading aloud to your child. This is one of the most valuable pieces. […]

1512, 2014

Beginner’s Guide to Guided Reading

 
Part 1 of 6- Balanced Literacy

Guided reading is small-group reading instruction designed to provide differentiated teaching that supports students in developing reading proficiency. ~ Gay Su Pinnell & Irene C. Flountas
This post is part 1 of a 6 part series: Balanced Literacy. Just like eating a balanced diet is important to ensure proper nutrition and […]

512, 2014

3 Steps To Helping Your Child Be A Better Reader

 

Reading Fitness
3 Keys To Reading

Children are made readers on the laps of their parents. ~ Emily Buchwald

Being physically fit encompasses 3 components: strength, endurance, and flexibility.
Being able to read well also comprises the same three components. Include these components when working with your children, and your children will be on the road to a fit, […]

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