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7 Ways to Be the Teacher Your Child Needs

What makes a “good” teacher? Don’t overlook the immeasurable impact of the student-teacher relationship on your child’s ability to succeed.

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How to Make Reading and Spelling “Stick”

One of your main goals is to make reading and spelling “stick” in your child’s brain. These techniques will help you accomplish that goal.

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Using Apples to Apples Junior to Build Language Skills

Encourage creative word play and help your child build language skills with Apples to Apples Junior!

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Phonogram Jungle Bingo – A Fun Review Activity

Navigate the jungle and review phonograms at the same time in this full-color activity! But be careful–it’s a jungle out there!

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A Treasure Trove of Pirate Activities for Reading and Spelling

Have fun with your little swashbucklers on International Talk Like a Pirate Day–this selection of pirate activities is a great place to start!

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Sail into a Summer of Reading with Flat Ziggy

Summer is a time for adventure, including adventures in reading! Join Flat Ziggy for a summer of fun.

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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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