Tag: Comprehension


Sight Words: How to Anchor Sight Word Retention with Movement and Sensory Activities Education

Fox 13’s The Place: Sight Words – How to Anchor Sight Word Retention with Movement and Sensory Activities This article provides helpful activities to help your child remember and retain their sight words. Affiliate links are included for your convenience.  We’re having a great time with Fox 13’s The Place talking about how to help children learn their sight words by anchoring their word retention...

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Visual Memory: Studies Show Visual Memory Superior to Auditory Memory for Reading and Recalling Details Visual Processing

Visual Memory: Studies Show Visual Memory Superior to Auditory Memory for Reading and Recalling Details This article provides helpful information, games and activities for improving your child’s visual memory. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. When you make a video on your phone, visual and auditory information is stored for safekeeping and can be played back when you want to access it again. Recording...

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Faster Doesn’t Equal Smarter: Are Timed Reading Tests Making our Kids Dumber? Reading

Faster Doesn’t Equal Smarter: Are Timed Reading Tests Making our Kids Dumber? Timed reading tests such as the Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills (DIBELS) test have been widely used in schools around the country since 2001. Because we are constantly trying to help our students compete with our international counterparts, many educators and administrators have come up with new methods over the years...

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Brain boosting exercises to do with your kids Education

Brain boosting exercises to do with your kids We’re having a great time with Fox 13’s The Place talking about fun back to front brain-building exercises encouraging sensory-motor activities that help with receptive and expressive language so children can follow class instructions. Exercises also help sensory overload, meltdowns, attention, behavior, focus and fidgeting. Kids with sensory issues struggle with all types of textures, smells, and noises, especially when it...

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Auditory Processing: Understanding your child’s hearing Auditory Processing

Auditory Processing: Understanding your child’s hearing I think just about every parent has spoken some version of the phrase, “Are you even listening to me?” to their child. It’s flat out frustrating to think that they’re ignoring us. Is it nonchalance? Is it defiance? Do they have a legit hearing problem? And they’re usually quick to disprove your hearing loss theory when they overhear you...

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Top 5 Road Trip Games to Prep Kids for Reading Reading

Road Trip Games with Kids in the 21st Century By Catherine Wiberg Staff Blogger The 21st century is filled with technology. Every child born in this century seems born understanding computers, game consoles, smart phones, MP3 players, and handheld electronic devices of every kind. While these technological advances have many advantages, they also can be a distraction from family fun-making memories. On the Road Again...

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Valentine’s Day Fine Motor Activities Education

Valentine’s Day Activities Red and pink is everywhere. Hearts of all shapes and sizes line the walls of every store, school hallway and home. It is that time of year where all ages celebrate the meaning of love. Adults go out on special dates, while children get to share their Valentine’s love a little differently. Traditionally, the heart has been the symbol of Valentine’s Day....

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