It is not recommended to teach vowel and consonant sounds in isolation. Many phonics instruction methods introduce a mix of common vowel and consonant sounds
Bedtime stories are an underutilized way of improving a child’s reading comprehension, higher order thinking and meta cognition skills. Developing a series of simple questions will enable them to practice and develop reading skills including empathy, comparison, summarizing, and prediction skills at all ages.
Students struggling with homework is an increasing problem. Ever increasing demands on student’s time, and a shortening attention span globally are some root causes
Sentence games are a successful way to introduce both the initial concepts of sentence construction to young learners, and then extending that learning with more complex structures
Methods such as whole language instruction, balanced literacy, and Native Instruction are alternatives to phonics and work well for many children, including those with Dyslexia.
Making English lessons more enjoyable for students is beneficial on a number of levels. It can be achieved by introducing new and dynamic activities, considering their interests when planning
There is no magic age to begin teaching phonics, but you should begin fostering phonological awareness as early but at an appropriate time as possible.
A kindergartner should be at a reading level between 1 and 6. Higher reading levels indicate that they’re near the top of the range,
A first grader should be at a reading level between 3 to 12. Higher reading levels indicate that they’re near the top of their class, but there’s always room for growth.