How to Increase Reading Fluency in Children

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The following post is from Melissa of The Cork Board: So you’ve done the phonics thing and the reading light bulb is starting to come on. Now to get past that choppy, staccato stumbling over words to fluent reading for comprehension. Steps to Increase Reading Fluency Choose reading material below level. When you’re working on fluency, […]

5 Reasons Kids Misspell Words

5 Reasons Kids Misspell Words

The following post is from Becky of This Reading Mama: There’s no question about it. Spelling is tough for many kids. (Spelling is even tough for some adults.) There are many reasons kids misspell words, but today I want to explore just five of them. 5 Reasons Kids Misspell Words 1. Spelling is much more […]

5 Things You May Not Know About Classical Conversations

5 Things You May Not Know about Classical Conversations

The following post is from Melissa of The Cork Board This post contains affiliate links. Not just about reading the classics in Latin and Greek. When I thumb through classical education curriculum catalogs, I often get the impression that classical education is all about studying ancient texts and civilizations. In fact, classical education is a […]

Fun Strawberry Learning Ideas

Strawberry Learning Ideas

The following post is from Lauren of Mama’s Learning Corner: It’s almost strawberry picking season!  Create your own strawberry unit study using a few of the links below: Strawberry DNA Extraction – The Kitchen Pantry Scientist Extract strawberry DNA at your own kitchen table using household items – so neat! Strawberry Worksheets for Young Learners […]