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Should You Teach Your Child Reading & Writing at the Same Time?

Let me start by stating that both reading and writing skills are important and that both should be practiced often and early with preschool, pre-K, and Kindergarten kids. That said, kids are all individuals and many times the physical skill of writing lags behind the mental skill of reading. Their brains soak up the knowledge of learning to read, …

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What is Phonological Awareness & How to Help Your Child Master It

When it comes to learning to read, there are 4 major categories of pre-reading skills that your child should have before jumping in to learning to read words, books, and sentences.  These skills include: Print awareness Rhyming Letter sounds and names Phonological awareness Many of these are pretty self-explanatory, but others sound more complex and …

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