Is Poor Spelling A Sign Of A Disability
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Is Poor Spelling A Sign Of A Disability

I am sure you have often heard many parents and teachers saying “he can’t spell” or “she is a poor speller,” or you might have received a card or a note from an adult with some spelling mistakes, and you think, “Surely by now, they would have learnt how to spell”!   So what are the…

How to Introduce Yourself in English.
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How to Introduce Yourself in English.

The correct way to introduce yourself in English depends on the context and situation. However some behaviors are expected in both formal and informal introductions. Greetings, handshakes, eye contact and smiles are very common along with relevant and concise information about yourself and your background.  

Are Nonsense Words Useful For Teaching Decoding?
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Are Nonsense Words Useful For Teaching Decoding?

Phonics, although by any means, not a new concept, has moved from being a buzz word to a mainstay of kindergarten, primary and ESL classrooms all over the world. With the increased focus on phonics and decoding skills there has also been an increase in testing. (isn’t there always!) With that nonsense words have made…

Fun Facts about Tornadoes for Children – With Free Activities.
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Fun Facts about Tornadoes for Children – With Free Activities.

We have are a lot of cool and fun tornado facts on how tornadoes are formed, where you can see tornadoes, how big tornadoes are, why tornadoes are more common in some places and much much more.

Best Free Online Sight Word Games
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Best Free Online Sight Word Games

Sight words, Dolph Words and High-frequency words are some of the most common words that children and students will encounter in their reading materials. Although Flashcards, songs and games all help, are a sure fire way to grab attention in classrooms and homes in to use some of the excellent and free online sight word games that are available.

How To Help Preschoolers Learn To Read: Preschool Reading Milestones
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How To Help Preschoolers Learn To Read: Preschool Reading Milestones

Around the ages of four and five, your child is likely to start developing some basic reading skills. Learning to read is a process, with different developmental milestones along the way.  In this article we explore some preschool reading milestones       In early preschool, the child learns phonemic awareness as well as some sight words and will…

The Best Free English Learning Websites for Kids
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The Best Free English Learning Websites for Kids

Learning English can be a difficult task, especially for young children. Children often have shorter attention spans when compared to most adults and thrive when ESL education is offered to them in the form of fun games and challenges. We have researched and found some of the best free English learning Websites for kids in…