Speed Reading- The Pros and Cons

Speed reading is a very popular subject and the explanation behind that may lay in our obsession with speed, whether we talk about speeding the car on the highway or finishing any job as fast as we can. We’re trying to have everything fast, and everything these days...

Speed Reading- What’s to Know

For years speed reading has been a skill taught by “experts” and more and more each day you find out about apps that are willing to teach you the technique of speed reading. But, is it truly possible to someone to read 1,200 words a minute or it’s just a good...

Phonics-where to Begin?

It’s quite common nowadays to hear around words like “phonics”, “phonetics”, “phoneme” and “phonemic awareness”. Even though they may seem professional and quite scary for some, they actually help us a lot and their name tells us a bit about what they’re all about. As...

The Reality You Didn’t Know about Reading

First things first, let’s take a look at the numbers and see how 33% of the American fourth graders read below the “basic” level, according to the National Assessment of Educational Progress reading test. The “basic” level refers to the skills that are essential for...
How Can I Make My Child Develop Interest in Writing?

How Can I Make My Child Develop Interest in Writing?

We all know how writing is important for everyone, but getting the skill to write is quite challenging. Luckily for all of us, there are plenty of activities out there that may help your child develop writing skills even from an early age. Why does writing count so...
How Do Children Learn to Read?

How Do Children Learn to Read?

Even though some may find it rather easy, learning how to read isn’t as easy as you may think and kids actually need various complex accomplishments for doing it. Whether your kid encounters some difficulties in learning how sound is connected to print or you want to...
What Age Should a Child Learn to Read?

What Age Should a Child Learn to Read?

There are many parents out there that are preoccupied with their kid’s intellectual development and reading is just the step to begin with. Should you wait until he/she is the first grade or in kindergarten? Maybe it’s better to start when he’s in preschool? Is it a...