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What Are Phonemic Awareness Activities?

Have you ever heard of phonemic awareness activities? If you are well-versed in the phonic method of teaching reading, you very likely know them already. These are activities that help children become more familiar with phonemes — the bits of sound that make up the words we know. Familiarity with […]

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Phonics for Reading

There was a debate that raged for several years over whether children should be taught phonics skills in school. The overuse of work sheets and phonics drills and the lack of exposure to engaging literature in class made many parents and researchers wonder whether time was being wasted on such practices, especially […]

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What Are the Best Books for Preschoolers?

Are you trying to teach your child to read from an early age? An inevitable part of this project is the search for teaching materials — and when it comes to reading, that means books. You cannot very well throw just any book at your 2-year-old and invite him to […]

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How Do Children Learn How to Read?

How do children learn how to read? This is a tricky one. Different children learn in different ways, arguably due to many environmental factors. There are also different methods of teaching reading that have a powerful influence on the student’s’ individual learning processes. At the moment, there are arguably 3 […]

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