Category: Learning Skills

Resources and information about learning and learning skills. Designed for teachers, parents, homeschoolers, and education specialists.

Power Up Your Child’s Sight Word Practice – Part 3

It’s time to get silly with sight words!  In Power Up Your Child’s Sight Word Practice – Part 1 you identified exactly which words cause your young learner difficulty while reading.  In Part 2 you strengthened sight word recognition by playing a quick and easy DIY game.  Now in part 3 of 3 get ready …

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Power Up Your Child’s Sight Word Practice – Part 2

In Power Up Your Child’s Sight Word Practice – Part 1 we discussed one effective strategy for identifying which sight words may interfere with your child’s reading fluency.  Here in Part 2 we move into a slightly more engaging way to improve sight word recognition, especially recognition of those words that you uncovered in Part …

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Power Up Your Child’s Sight Word Practice – Part 1

Whether your child is just learning sight words or is starting to show signs of trouble reading them, I have three quick and easy ideas for you to help strengthen sight word recognition.   And hey, why don’t we throw in a little bit of processing speed work while we’re at it?   Timed Sight …

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How to Help Your Struggling Learner Strengthen Auditory Memory

If you have concerns about your child’s reading and learning abilities, consider auditory memory as one skill that perhaps hasn’t developed well enough on its own.   Auditory memory is often overlooked as a necessary building block for academic success.  Weakness in this area may translate to struggles with reading (phonics in particular), spelling, comprehension, …

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Improve Children’s Auditory Memory with Which Word Goes Where?

You may have heard me talk a lot about how important auditory memory skills are to children’s ability to learn.   No?  Then feel free to type “auditory memory” in the search box to the right and you’ll see what I mean.     Today I introduce you to the fifth and final auditory memory …

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