Posts Tagged ‘remedial reading’

How to Help Struggling Readers Boost Their Confidence

Chris (Parent) asks: What’s one way you help struggling readers boost their confidence? Dr. Marion Blank (Founder of Reading Kingdom) answers: When a child is struggling, adults feel a strong pull to shore up their confidence by providing lots of praise (e.g., “you really tried,that was great” etc.) In general, those attempts backfire. Children know very well when they are…