Posts Tagged ‘teaching to read’

Lingo likes building bridges!

While Lingo isn’t teaching kids to read, the famous Reading Kingdom owl can be found surfing the web for great education and family websites.  This week’s site Lingo likes is RaceBridges.  Here’s more about them from their website: “RaceBridges seeks to “build bridges” with stories, media and events between racial, ethnic and other diverse groups. These bridges allow us to…

Lingo Likes: Leafsnap!

While Lingo isn’t teaching to read, the famous Reading Kingdom owl can be found surfing the web for great websites related to education.  This week’s site Lingo likes is Leafsnap – here’s more about their website. Why we like Leafsnap “Leafsnap is the first in a series of electronic field guides being developed by researchers from Columbia University, the University…

Reading to children is pivotal when teaching to read

Teaching to read starts with inspiring children to have a love reading.  Children love to be read to. It creates a magical bond between parent and child, and we recommend that you do it regularly. “Most children love to have stories read to them, and even though these books are not often part of formal reading instruction, the listening experience…

7 Tips for Teaching Kids Punctuation

Are you teaching a child to read who, despite your efforts, seems unable to master the basics of punctuation? To help your child develop the necessary skills, follow these 7 tips for teaching kids punctuation. They can be started practices once your child is able to smoothly read several connected sentences in a book regardless of the grade level of…