Reading fluency is one of the most essential yet challenging components of early literacy. Yet, many parents and teachers do not understand it well, sometimes thinking that reading fluency is a matter of how fast a child can read. This is far from the truth! Reading fluency goes much deeper than speed. It has to […]Read more
When Do We Use Minimal Pairs?
Teaching language to students is always enjoyable and rewarding, but do you have a fun and effective method of teaching Minimal Pairs? We use Minimal Pairs to improve the pronunciation of distinct sounds (phonemes) in a particular language. Through practice, Minimal Pairs assists with the correct pronunciation, enabling us to distinguish the different sounds in […]Read more
The Power of Muscle Memory in Reading and Writing
Learning how to read and write is a difficult task for children. It takes time, patience, and practice. Muscle memory can help! Incorporating kinesthetic movement in the classroom will make learning fun while improving reading skills! The kinesthetic movement in the classroom approach has been proven to increase early literacy outcomes by providing opportunities […]Read more