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How To Help Younger Students Build Phonemic Awareness Skills
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How To Help Younger Students Build Phonemic Awareness Skills

Phonemic awareness might be one of the most important, most talked about, and most misunderstood aspects of literacy. Some of that confusion stems from the similarities and differences between phonological and phonemic Awareness. They are very much related, but not interchangeable. If Phonological Awareness is an umbrella that covers skills, those skills include hearing words…

Metacognition and Comprehension Strategies : Critical for Struggling Readers
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Metacognition and Comprehension Strategies : Critical for Struggling Readers

  As teachers and tutors, you know that we must go beyond helping our students learn to decode and read fluently.  Comprehension is the end goal for all of the instruction and practice that we provide.  BUT how do you know WHAT and HOW to teach in order to help our students improve in this…

The Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide: 12 Great Learning Games Your Kids Will Love
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The Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide: 12 Great Learning Games Your Kids Will Love

It is hard to believe that the holiday season is here! Many families have rediscovered the fun of family game night. From board games to card games to jigsaw puzzles, the joy of off-line fun has helped to bring families together. Not only are games fun, but they can also be educational. If you are…