The Top 5 Reasons to Choose a Mastery-Based Program

The Top 5 Reasons to Choose a Mastery-based Program - All About Learning Press

When you purchase a language arts program, whether you realize it or not, you have a choice to make. Do you place your child according to grade level, or do you place your child according to ability?

Your decision will play a significant role in whether your child experiences success or frustration and failure.

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How to Teach the Alphabet to Preschoolers

Teaching the Alphabet to Preschoolers - from All About Reading

Is your preschooler ready to learn the alphabet? If so, this post is for you! Jam-packed with letter recognition activities designed to help you teach the alphabet, this post contains enough fun to keep your child busy for months!

Read on to discover more about this valuable pre-reading skill for young children, or scroll down to download eight of our free, top-quality letter recognition activities.

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Picture Books about Bravery

The Best Picture Books about Bravery + Free Library List

If you have a child who needs a little dose of courage, check out a few of these wonderful picture books about bravery! Each one will inspire courage, determination, and self-confidence. 

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Z Is for Zebra-striped Popcorn

Z Is for Zebra-striped Popcorn - An ABC Snack from All About Reading

If you’ve been around our blog for a while, you’ve probably noticed that we love zebras here at All About Learning Press!

Maybe that’s because we have our very own Ziggy Zebra. Or maybe it’s just because we love animals with black and white stripes! Either way, you’re going to love this quick and easy snack that featuresyou guessed itzebra stripes!

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Dysgraphia: How can I help my child?

Dysgraphia: How can I help my child? - All About Learning Press

Is your child struggling with handwriting? The cause may be more than just laziness or lack of motivation; it could be a neurologically-based learning issue called dysgraphia. This post explains the signs and symptoms of dysgraphia and the steps you can take to help your child succeed in reading and spelling.

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Ramona Chapter Books

Ramona Chapter Books - book reviews from All About Reading

Beloved for generations, the Ramona series by Beverly Cleary captures all the complexities of childhood and presents them with warmth, humor, and an unfailing sense of optimism. Ramona chapter books offer widespread appeal as engaging chapter books for young readers or as read-alouds for the entire family.

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How to Develop Reading Fluency

If your child struggles with reading fluency—and listening to him read aloud is a painful experience—then this article is for you!

We’ve all heard kids who read aloud with a choppy, almost robotic tone. It’s hard to grasp the meaning of what they’re reading. They may read too fast, or they may read too slowly and laboriously.

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Why Classical Homeschoolers Love AAR and AAS

Why Classical Homeschoolers Love AAR and AAS - from All About Learning Press

Are you part of a Classical Conversations community, or do you follow the classical model as outlined in The Well-Trained Mind? Do you have a child enrolled in a classical school or co-op? Or maybe you’re just beginning to explore the idea of using the classical approach in your homeschool.

No matter where you are on your classical homeschool journey, you don’t have to wonder about how to teach reading and spelling, because I’ve got some great news for you.

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Picture Books about Grandparents

Picture Books About Grandparents - book reviews from All About Reading

This beautiful collection of picture books about grandparents honors grandpas and grandmas from many cultures and periods of history. As you share these books with your children, you’ll be reminded how fortunate we are to have the strength and guidance of the older generation.

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“Feed the Puppy” Alphabet Game

Learning the alphabet is an important first step on the road to reading. Our Feed the Puppy Alphabet Game helps kids practice the alphabet in a fun way. After all, who doesn’t love a cute puppy?

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Is All About Spelling Right for My Child?

Is All About Spelling Right for My Child? - All About Learning Press

Deep down, I’m a problem solver. If you’re a parent, you probably are, too. You’ll do whatever it takes to ensure that your child can spell because it is such a critical subject.

In an ideal world, you could teach spelling and it would just “click” for your child. But alas, that often isn’t the case. Maybe you started with a spelling program that just didn’t teach in the way your child could understand. Or maybe your child says he “hates spelling” or is having trouble progressing beyond a certain level.

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Picture Books for Bookworms

Picture Books for Bookworms - book reviews from All About Reading

Do you have a bookworm in your house? A bookworm would rather read than sleep, and a bookworm walks down the sidewalk with his nose buried in a book. If that sounds like someone you know, this list is for you. We’ve got books about libraries, books about books, and books about people who love books! So grab your book lover and your library card and enjoy a few of these picture books for bookworms!

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