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How to Avoid the “Curse of Knowledge” as You Teach

When you attempt to teach your child, sometimes knowledge can be a hindrance. Surprised? It’s called the Curse of Knowledge.

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Multisensory Teaching for Reading and Spelling

Multisensory Teaching for Reading and Spelling

Multisensory teaching can transform your child’s reading and spelling lessons. Here’s how.

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Improving Your Child’s Working Memory

Working memory is the ability to hold information in your brain for a short period of time, and it’s critical for learning to read and spell.

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The Orton-Gillingham Approach to Reading and Spelling

Discover the power of the Orton-Gillingham approach for teaching reading and spelling.

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Real Moms, Real Kids: Dyslexia and Hope

If dealing with dyslexia is making you feel hopeless, you’ll discover hope in Raquel and Katie’s story.

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How to Teach Reading Comprehension

Reading comprehension is a vital part of the reading process. Discover the ways we teach this skill in the All About Reading program.

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How to Teach Alphabetizing

Alphabetizing is an essential skill that will help students in many day-to-day tasks both at home and at school.

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Overcoming Obstacles When Reading AAR Stories

When teaching your child to read, providing lots of reading practice is one of the most important things you can do. But sometimes things don’t go according to plan . . .

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How Much Time Should You Spend On Reading?

“How much time should I spend teaching reading?” It’s a common question with a somewhat surprising answer.

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Teaching Rhyming to Preschoolers - All About Reading

5 Ways to Teach Rhyming

There are three stages of rhyming—hearing, recognizing, and producing. Find out how to help your child during all three stages!

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How to Build Your Child's Vocabulary - From All About Reading

How to Build Your Child’s Vocabulary

A large vocabulary is critical for reading comprehension. Here’s how to expand your child’s vocabulary and nurture his or her reading ability.

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How the “Funnel Concept” Affects Learning

When you teach, you may assume there’s an unobstructed pipeline between you and your child. But there isn’t …

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