8 Ways To Improve Your Child’s Memory Power

Spread the love Are you looking for strategies to improve your child’s memory power? If so, keep reading. Get the learner to highlight or summarize information that should be remembered. Get the learner to repeat to themselves info just heard to help remember the information. Make sure the learner is not required to learn more … Read more

15 Secrets to Teaching Abstract Topics to Kids

Spread the love Are you looking for the secret to teaching abstract concepts to kids? If so, keep reading. 1. Get the learner to perform spatial relationships (e.g., have the learner stand near the teacher, far from the teacher, on a table, under a table, etc.). 2. Get the learner to question any directions, explanations, … Read more

How Has the Nature of Kindergarten Changed Since the Era of Accountability?

Spread the love Based on recent studies and reports, experts have identified that the nature of kindergarten has changed significantly since the era of accountability, but how has this change come about?  These recent accounts have suggested that the pressures associated with accountability that we see in older grades have now essentially started to trickle … Read more

Using Picture Walks to Motivate Students to Read

Spread the love Picture walks are an activity that is completed before reading occurs. The reader views the pictures of the story and predicts what they think is occurring. This activates prior knowledge and gives reading a direction. Book or picture walks are shared reading activities with the educator before reading new or unfamiliar text … Read more

Helping Kids Learn to Read with Automaticity

Spread the love Automacity is the ability to look at a word and read it within one second of seeing it. Word automaticity is essential for fluency and comprehension. Fluency develops over time and through practice. At the earliest stage of reading development, learners’ oral reading is slow and labored because they learn to “break … Read more

Helping a Student Increase Their WCPM (Words Correct Per Minute) and Reading Accuracy

Spread the love An educator must utilize assessments such as the WCPM (Words Correct Per Minute) to plan for responsive instruction, especially among learners struggling with reading skills. Educators fail to identify the assessment results as efficient tools for diagnostic teaching. Diagnostic teaching is a sequence of activities where educators can utilize various ways of … Read more

Helping Students Learn to Read With Accuracy

Spread the love The evaluation of reading accuracy depends on the capability to make words in a manuscript. Reading accuracy is the automatic process of interpretation and integration of appropriate expressions or phrases during the reading process with minimal utilization of required resources to communicate meaning. Accuracy in decoding words is essential, but the main … Read more

Assessing Reading Accuracy and Automaticity

Spread the love The percentage of the words a reader can engage correctly within a given period decides the reading accuracy. This is an essential measure for reading proficiency since it indicates the various levels of decoding accuracy. There exists various levels of performance in the word decoding accuracy tests. The independent level is over … Read more

Using Prediction to Improve Your Students’ Reading Comprehension Skills

Spread the love Predicting is an essential reading strategy. It allows learners to utilize info from the text to anticipate what will happen in the story. When making predictions, learners envision what will come next in the text, based on their prior knowledge. Predicting encourages kids to think ahead and ask questions actively. It also … Read more