Monday, July 5, 2010

LD OnLine :: Strategies for Summer Reading for Children with Dyslexia

Click on the link in the title above for great suggestions on helping with summer reading!

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Considerate Text

Want to know what to look for when choosing a textbook?  Look for "considerate text."  Click on the "Considerate Text" title above for a good, short but concise description of what this is. 

Monday, April 19, 2010

The Importance of Literacy and Books in Child Development: Intellectual, Affective and Social Dimensions by Denise von Stockar

Click on the above link for a great article on the importance of literacy.  Learning to read is learning to really see and listen.....most importantly to really think. 

Saturday, March 27, 2010

LD OnLine :: The Importance of Reading Widely

I often have students who bring in only one kind of book (all fantasy, all nonfiction etc.) Reading from a variety of genres widens the reader's world, their vocabulary, and their general knowledge. Click on the title above for an easy list to refer to when you go to the library or book store, to make sure that your child does not get "stuck."

LD OnLine :: The Importance of Reading Widely