Struggling Learners

Buddy Reading - All About Reading

Buddy Reading with Your Child

Looking for an easy way to help your child develop reading fluency? Buddy reading may be the answer.

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Spelling: How Much Time Should I Spend?

Discover the answer to one of our most frequently asked questions about the All About Spelling program.

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How Making Connections Helps Your Child’s Memory

Learn three important ways to organize information and improve memory in this post!

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Is the “Matthew Effect” Affecting Your Child’s Desire to Read?

Have you heard of the “Matthew Effect” in reading? Find out how it may affect your child’s desire to read.

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Help! My Child Skips Small Words When Reading - All About Reading

Help! My Child Skips Small Words When Reading

Does your child skip small words when he’s reading? Explore these helpful remedies.

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10 Tips for Reaching Your Struggling Learner

It can be scary when a child struggles to learn. Here are ten tips to help your child succeed in reading and spelling.

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The Right Time to Start Spelling Instruction

What’s the right time to start All About Spelling? Here are some common scenarios and our recommendations.

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The “No Gaps” Approach to Reading and Spelling

Most reading and spelling problems are caused by gaps in the curriculum. That’s why AAR and AAS teach with a “no gaps” approach.

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How to Motivate Your Child to Read

“I hate reading!” Have you ever heard this declaration from your child? If so, this post is for you.

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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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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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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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