“How To” Posts

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How to Handle Spelling Rule Breakers

Rule breakers are words that do not follow reliable spelling rules. Find out how we handle these words in the All About Spelling program.

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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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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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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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How to Teach Suffixes

Give your child tools to master the concept of suffixes and excel in reading and spelling!

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How to Teach Phonograms

Do you know how to teach phonograms? Don’t worry—it’s easier than you think!

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How to Get a Membership with Learning Ally

This wonderful organization provides audiobooks that can help dyslexic, blind, and visually impaired students thrive.

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How to Stay Awake While Reading Aloud

Does read-aloud time find you fighting fatigue? These mom-tested tips will help you stay awake while reading aloud.

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How to Handle Tears and Frustration in Your Homeschool

If daily lessons make your child want to throw her pencil across the room, we hope these tips will help.

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