What Makes Proficient Readers

The Fifth Kids and Family Reading Report (by Scholastic) came out and is a great reminder of how strong readers are made. In the survey of over 1,000 families, both parents and children agreed that the most important developmental skill … Continued

Neuroscience of Struggling Readers

Every teacher knows that children who struggle with reading struggle for different reasons. Some can’t hear the individual sounds (phonemes) in words. Others struggle with processing the sounds in the right order. To paraphrase Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina, proficient readers are … Continued

Xmas Activities

We have added a set of Christmas-themed sight word activities and associated teaching resources for you to use over the holiday season. Activities include: Reading Advent Calendar Christmas Bingo Sight Word Candy Grab Santa’s Sight Words Snakes & Ladders Reindeer … Continued