Father’s Day – Summer Reading & Writing Lesson Plan

Father’s day is coming soon and to make the most of your summer learning here is a short lesson plan to encourage your children to read and write a little more this summer. READ Read to me books are my favorite. Here is a playlist of some of my favorites I’ve found ver the years…Continue reading “Father’s Day – Summer Reading & Writing Lesson Plan”

Read Across America

March 2nd is Read Across America day. Last year I didn’t celebrate it on the blog because I was working on my 21 Read To Me Books for Spring project. Read Across America Day is held annually on a school day closest to March 2nd each year. The day promotes reading for children. The popularContinue reading “Read Across America”

Learning A Language

I’ve got a lot of goals this year. My newest is to work on my Spanish. I don’t know if I’ll be able to be bilingual, but I want to learn more at least. I’m trying Duolingo to see if I can work on it! It’s a learning app that so far is fun toContinue reading “Learning A Language”

Thanksgiving Read Aloud Books!

My love of read aloud and read to me books is growing on the daily. Here is a great list of books to share with your kids for thanksgiving! My list: Thanks For Thanksgiving by Julie Markes and Doris Barrettehttps://youtu.be/jsc6LaAukpM Bear Gives Thankshttps://youtu.be/4G2WXWZu3jw Pete The Cat: The First Thanksgivinghttps://youtu.be/z0rPJdYVbjA The Night Before Thanksgivinghttps://youtu.be/-YlEGjPzxVY The VeryContinue reading “Thanksgiving Read Aloud Books!”

Support Dyslexia Awareness T-shirts

These are fun t-shirts that will help spread awareness about dyslexia. Next year I’m hoping to find an organization doing a fundraiser with shirts like this, but for now, spreading the word is the aim. Bad Spellers Of The World Untie Dyslexia Ribbon T-Shirt Dyslexics Are Teople Poo Learning Disability Dyslexia T-Shirt Dyslexia Ribbon LearningContinue reading “Support Dyslexia Awareness T-shirts”

Kids Can’t Wait…

Early Intervention with Dyslexia is the key to success for struggling readers, but once you find out that you have dyslexia, getting as much help as possible is a good thing. There are a few strategies I found in the article Kids Can’t Wait: Strategies to Support Struggling Readers By Kyle Redford – YCDC EducationContinue reading “Kids Can’t Wait…”

What can I do at home to help my child?

Once you get a diagnosis of dyslexia you’re going to feel the need to do as much as you can to help your child. Professional help is definitely a need in many dyslexic’s lives, but there are things you can do at home to help your child. A great resource of ways to help yourContinue reading “What can I do at home to help my child?”

Why awareness about Dyslexia is a must?

From an article: October is National Dyslexia Awareness Month: Activities To Celebrate This Month in 2021 (October 10, 2021 by Manpreet Singh) It is estimated that about 10-15% of Americans suffer from this disorder that interferes with reading and writing abilities. The reason behind this is the differently wired brains of these individuals and notContinue reading “Why awareness about Dyslexia is a must?”

Understanding Dyslexia

Growing up I don’t ever remember a time when I wasn’t reading or writing. I mean the type of reading where I consumed 250-page books in a matter of hours and picked up more. Maxing out the number of books I could take out of the library at one time was a real issue forContinue reading “Understanding Dyslexia”

Dyslexia is not all about reading and writing…

Struggling with a learning disability of any kind is hard to deal with, but for dyslexics low confidence and self esteem seem have a bigger impact on people than than the actual roadblocks of struggling with reading people face. Watching my son and other family members battle this aspect of their disability is heart breaking.Continue reading “Dyslexia is not all about reading and writing…”