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Reading and Poverty, So What?

Reading and Poverty, So What?

  I have talked about the connection between a child’s reading ability and literacy.  If you read my earlier blog posts you will see that my focus was pretty narrow in focusing on an American perspective.  I wrote about the problem by examing that situation Read More

Review of Reading Horizons Teaching Program

Review of Reading Horizons Teaching Program

  BASIC PRODUCT This is a review of Reading Horizons teaching program (an affiliate product). This teaching program is both a computer and a manual paper teaching program. It’s methodology teaches foundational language skills in an explicit, systematic, sequential, and multi-sensory fashion. The program uses Read More

Teaching News of the Day Blog

Teaching News of the Day Blog

TEACHING NEWS OF THE DAY This is my blog with interesting news of the day about teaching from around the world.  I will be updating this page on a weekly basis. I hope you will bookmark this page.  I encourage commenting on articles of interest. Read More

Review of Contentsamurai, a video making program

Review of Contentsamurai, a video making program

  This is my  review of a video making program, ContentSamurai (an affiliate product) that I mentioned in my post, What Can I Do If My Child Has a Learning Disability?  I am a new user of this program but I think it can be Read More

What Can I Do If My Child Has a Learning Disability?

What Can I Do If My Child Has a Learning Disability?

I want to talk about some simple things that parents of a child with a learning disability should understand. I think that it is important for a parent to embrace the concerns and needs of her child to be treated as normal a child as Read More

Help  For the Learning Disabled Child

Help For the Learning Disabled Child

In earlier posts I discussed the importance of teaching children to read as early as possible. I emphasized the importance of reading skills as predicting a child’s success in school and in success in life in general. I talked about this success in overall terms Read More

Reading Buddy Software Review – Improve reading fluency and comprehension

Reading Buddy Software Review – Improve reading fluency and comprehension

READING BUDDY SOFTWARE REVIEW Product:  Reading Buddy Software, a down-loadable software program [an affiliate product] For:  children in grades 1-8 How to Use:  on PC and Mac Compatible computers Users:  Up to 4 children, separate accounts Unlimited Technical Support Cost:  $79/month.  Cancel anytime. Rating:  9.5/10 Read More

Strategies For Teaching Children To Read

Strategies For Teaching Children To Read

ngP   PARENTS HAVE TO CHOOSE A TEACHING STRATEGY You are ready to start to teach your child to read in a more concrete and organized way. You now have the task of choosing between several different styles or methods to use to teach your Read More

Reading Builds Your Child’s Literacy Level!

Reading Builds Your Child’s Literacy Level!

  IMPORTANCE OF YOUR CHILD’S LEVEL OF LITERACY Your child’s literacy is a critical component in your child’s future success in life.  As parents, one of your primary responsibilities, if not your primary role, is to develop your child’s level of literacy to the highest Read More

Why Is It Important To Read To Your Child?

Why Is It Important To Read To Your Child?

  Hi! Burton here. And this a follow-up to my October 5, 2019, post Teach Your Child To Read At Home. As promised in that post, here is The Importance Of Reading To Children. There are many benefits to reading to your children. These include Read More