Posts Tagged ‘learning programs for kids’

Lingo Likes: Learning from Primary Sources

“Research is to see what everybody else has seen and to think what nobody else has though.” -Albert Szent-Gyorgyi When students gather information for a project or assignment, it’s very important that the information is factual and cited from primary sources whenever possible.  Lingo flies all over the internet to find the best websites for kids, parents and educators to…

Lingo Likes the YES! Magazine Student Writing Competition

“Learning to write is an essential part of learning to read well – when children can write effectively, they can read effectively. Writing and reading are skills that reinforce one another.” – Dr. Marion Blank We sent Lingo on a journey through the web to find the best websites for kids that promote literacy. Lingo knew that along with helping…

Why you shouldn’t teach your child the alphabet

If you’re aiming to teach your child to read at home, you may be tempted to start by asking your child to name the letters of the alphabet. This is a very traditional approach to take, however, it’s often ineffective. Many children have what are termed “naming” problems. This means that children have difficulty in the speed and accuracy with…