Posted on: April 25, 2017
Sentence expanding helps students write strong, clear, and detailed sentences. Teach students this writing technique through explicit instruction.
Having conversations every day, telling stories, and even going for a walk are among the tips discussed here to improve a child's vocabulary.
Universal screening data for students can help drive literacy instruction decisions to improve reading proficiency, and can also guide families in their reading at home.
Tips for parents to use before, during and after a parent-teacher conference in order to be best prepared to talk about a child's literacy proficiency.
Support young readers at home by providing choices, letting your child see you read, and ask your child questions about what they are reading.
Reading fluency is not just about reading with pace. Accuracy and expression are important as well. Review a reading activity to do at home to improve fluency.
A review of previous blog posts that provide ways to improve literacy for children, with applications in both the home and the classroom.
A family uses the calendar to strengthen their child's reading and math skill.
Understanding the goals of technology in literacy instruction and how to work technology into literacy instruction to benefit students.
How to help young readers by restraining from certain comments, corrections, and forms of assistance.
Using games to connect the fundamental skill of reading to another school subject: science.