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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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4 Great Ways to Build Listening Comprehension

Trying to help your child develop listening comprehension? Here are 4 helpful ways to nurture this important skill.

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“Mashed Potatoes” – A Silly Listening Game

“What do you want for your birthday?” “Mashed potatoes!” Building listening comprehension has never been this much fun!

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19 Activities for Kinesthetic Learning

Many people assume that if their child isn’t a kinesthetic learner, kinesthetic activities are unnecessary. But this just isn’t the case…

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“Swatting Phonograms” – A Fun Phonogram Activity

Phonograms are the building blocks of our language. Practice phonograms and have fun with this hands-on activity!

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How to Avoid the Big Pit of Comparison

There will always be a huge chasm between your child’s current ability and the place you want him to be. We call this the “Big Pit.”

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Auditory Processing Disorder: 10 Ways to Help Your Child

These 10 tips can help make lesson time more productive and enjoyable if your child struggles with an auditory processing disorder.

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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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Break the “Word Guessing” Habit

Does your child guess at unknown words instead of sounding them out? Find out why kids guess and how you can solve the problem.

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How to Develop Print Awareness

Print awareness is one of five critical pre-reading skills. Our free Quick Guide will show you how to help your child develop print awareness and have fun at the same time.

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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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Rhyming with Candy Hearts

Reinforce the concept of rhyming with this delightful downloadable activity!

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