The blog defines and discusses the five components of reading and literacy instruction which include: phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary development, reading fluency, and reading comprehension.
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Hit the ground crawling. Psych Central’s article Strong Vocabulary at Two Linked to Kindergarten Success by Traci Pedersen discusses the strong correlation of oral language and academic success. A recent study conducted by researchers from Pennsylvania State University, University of California, Irvine, and Columbia University noticed an exciting trend between the vocabulary of two […]
So now that my child is reading ‘inside the box’ how can I get him to explore? Reading Rainbow contributor Jenni Buchanan discusses how to help your student or child read a variety of books, authors, and literary styles. Her recent article, Read Outside the Box, helps parents and teachers to encourage their children to […]
Research suggests you can increase your child’s IQ by six points or more by applying interactive reading techniques during storytime. Wow! Not only can this reading approach help your child become a bit brainier, but by making the readings interactive you are bringing books to life. So, What Exactly is Interactive Reading? The PBS Parents’ […]