Posts Tagged ‘what-can-you-teach-a- preschooler’

Ask Reading Kingdom: What are the advantages and disadvantages of putting your child in preschool?

Emily (Parent) asks: What are the dis/advantages of putting your child in preschool? Dr. Marion Blank answers: When to start schooling is a highly charged topic. Currently the dominating belief seems to be “the more, the better” and “the earlier, the better.” This has led one mom blogger to write: “… the most shocking realization that I gained from ……

Ask Reading Kingdom: What do you think about the expansion of Preschool Programs?

Preschool expansion programs are a hot topic, generating strong points of view. Luann (Parent) asks: What is your opinion regarding expansion of pre-K Programs? Reading Kingdom founder, Dr. Marion Blank answers: Despite the media hype about the problems plaguing our schools, education in our society is held in high esteem. It is almost taken as a “given,” that “the more,…

How to Make A Preschool Homeschooling Curriculum for Reading

Developing a preschool homeschooling curriculum for reading can be a challenge, but strong preschool and kindergarten reading skills lay the foundation for your children’s future elementary school performance. Here are some guidelines for making a preschool homeschooling curriculum for reading • Read, on a regular basis, a whole range of appealing books These books should cover not only stories like…

Why Your Reading Curriculum Should Take a Personalized Approach to Learning

If you’re looking for an elementary, kindergarten or preschool reading curriculum, or a homeschooling curriculum, you should seriously consider choosing a reading curriculum that customizes itself to your child. Kids skills vary enormously A reading lesson for one child can be totally inappropriate for another. Imagine a reading lesson on the “silent e” rule where some kids in the class…