Is It Dyslexia?

We sometimes get questions from visitors who are concerned that their child or grandchild may have a learning disability. Of particular concern is the possibility that their child might have dyslexia. Many people assume that dyslexia is a visual … Continued at the Southeast Homeschool Expo

On July 29th and 30th, board members of the Georgia Preschool Association met at the Cobb Galleria Centre just outside Atlanta to attend the Southeast Homeschool Expo, a convention for homeschooling families and resource providers from across the Southeastern U.S. … Continued

Workshop at Wildwood Baptist Preschool

So, what did you do over the summer vacation? Go to the lake? Visit family? Relax on the couch? I’ve been busy helping preschool teachers get ready for the new school year! Donna House and I spent two days this … Continued

Workshop at Griffin FBC Preschool

We recently had the privilege of traveling to First Baptist Church in Griffin, Georgia, to lead a day-long workshop for preschool teachers on teaching Phonological/Phonemic Awareness. Preschool teachers at Griffin First Baptist Church learn how to teach phonemic awareness to … Continued

Avoiding Winter Reading Loss

We all know about the summer learning loss, the backsliding that happens when the kids take three months off for the summer, and come back having forgotten half of last year’s material. Studies suggest that that the average loss is … Continued

Research Basis

One of our readers, educational activist Bruce Price from Improve Education, asked us an interesting question about our approach to teaching literacy, and the mix of both phonics and sight word (whole word) approaches. This seems like a good opportunity … Continued