An Early Reading Adventure: Part III

While helping my daughter learn to read, I have explored the world of literacy in a much more personal way. Pre-reading activities such as reading together everyday, rhyming, story telling etc. have always been apart of our regular activities. I tried four different approaches to teach my daughter the sound system. First, we started with …

Writing

The standards for written language are higher than for spoken language. Written language is one of the primary tools used for assessment in formal education. For all students acquiring basic written skills is important; however, for college bound students it is crucial. Spoken language is easier to learn because spoken language allows for repair when …

Verbs

Writing is a challenge for many with language-based learning disabilities. Who knew writing was so complicated. Subjects, verbs, objects, how often do any of us think of them when we write. Yet, they are the building blocks of writing and the ability to identify them is part of reading as well. Writing remediation can take …