Children are usually expected to acquire basic reading skills in the first through third grades. But to get the most out of reading instruction in those years, and to develop reading fluency in later years, children need to be prepared with critical early literacy skills: good listening and speaking skills, familiarity with language structures, age-appropriate vocabulary, and attention skills. How can you help children develop these skills so that they have the foundation they need to master reading?
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In the Beginning All human beings begin life as a fertilized egg, called a zygote, which is a single cell about one-fifth the size of the period at the end of this sentence. By adulthood, the human body has grown...Read More
July 3, 2017
How Do We Learn Language? Most new moms and dads know a lot about language acquisition because they witness it first-hand. They can tell you that babies start to babble around six to ten months of age, and that not...Read More