Learning Resources, Reading & Literacy

7 Ideas to Try When Kids Hate Reading: Encouraging Literacy

Some kids hate reading...gah, I sure did.  With a passion.  Was it my overlooked dyslexia and ADHD?  Was it that as a child who suffered a great trauma, I was never going to relate to stories about beavers, pigs, or dogs named after grocery stores?  I can count on one hand the books I read… Continue reading 7 Ideas to Try When Kids Hate Reading: Encouraging Literacy

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How To Teach Your Child to Read Without Stress

Over the summer I taught my five-year-old to read utilizing phonics.  Though I appreciate the expedient fluency that comes with reading with sight words, I believe every child should have a base knowledge of phonics before being taught solely to rely on memorization to read.  There is far more freedom in developing an understanding of… Continue reading How To Teach Your Child to Read Without Stress