Tag: teaching reading

The Art of the Vocabulary Journal

There are many reasons to work to improve a student’s (or your!) vocabulary.

One of the best ways to improve a student’s vocabulary is to keep what I call simply, a vocabulary journal.


New! Learn to Love Reading Class

Learn to Love Reading Class! Oct. 11-Nov. 16, 1-2:15 pm W/Th, for students in grades 3-5 Cost is $65/quarter; Kettering, OH Our new “Learn to Love Reading!” class covers 2 classic, age-appropriate books each quarter (10 weeks) throughout the year (summer included)…. Read More

Excited to Announce New Children’s Book!

After more than 2 years in the making, I am proud to announce the arrival of The Amazingly Brainy and Charming Book of Animal ABC’s! Written by myself and illustrated by artist Debbie Hicks, this little book is based on years of… Read More

Tips from a Teacher on Early Reading Skills

Check out this article from The Measured Mom, on how to teach early reading skills (pre-reading) to young ones. http://www.themeasuredmom.com/reading-skills-kids-need-theyre-ready-sound-out-words/