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Using Handwriting to Help Teach Foundational Reading Skills

Traditionally, writing was not taught until after learners started reading. Often, it was equated with handwriting, copying, and spelling instruction. However, writing is not simply a matter of forming letters; it is a way of expressing oneself, progressing from apparently random scribbles to meaningful marks to increasingly more conventional letters and spellings. From their first

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How to Teach Early Math Skills

Teaching math skills to children can be fun and effective with the right approach. Here are some strategies and activities to help you get started: Start with basic concepts like counting and number recognition  Counting: – Counting Objects: Count anything and everything! I use everyday objects like toys or snacks to practice counting. You can

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How to Strengthen Reading and Writing Skills

Reading and writing go hand in hand! You can support your child using the science of reading principles that will strengthen both their reading and writing skills. Here are some ideas to help your child become a better reader and writer! Letter Formation Teach children to form letters correctly. Provide lots of practice using a

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How Handwriting Supports The Science of Reading

What is the Science of Reading (SoR)? “The Science of Reading (SoR) is a comprehensive body of research that encompasses years of scientific knowledge, spans across many languages, and shares the contributions of experts from relevant disciplines such as education, special education, literacy, psychology, neurology, and more… From this research, we can identify an evidence-based

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Using Flashcards to Teach Children

Engaging Visuals Flashcards are a wonderful way to teach. They provide a visual way to of learning for people of all ages. Visual learning is a style that appeals to many people. Flashcards can include bright and colorful illustrations to capture the learner’s attention and motivate them to want to learn. Perfect For Home or

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