“How can we improve reading comprehension?” “How can I get my child to remember what they read… Not just read and forget?” Do these struggles sound familiar? You are not alone! Many of our readers have shared that their educational goals for their child this year includes upping the ante on reading comprehension. Why is it happening and how do you fix it?
We were busy this past month addressing many things such as how children Visual Kids Draw to Learn, how to Stop Throwing Up on Your Kids and Why Everybody Is Coloring. We’ve made a list of Spring Activities For Kids and discussed the value of Battle of the Books: Reading as a Team Sport for your elementary student. If you missed something feel free to check it out now.
Are you feeling like you might have to duct tape your kid to a chair to get her to read? Battle of the Books is a big deal at many schools. The kids on the team have a lot of fun and get a lot of reading done. Here are some of the reasons it works and why it’s a great way to get your visual kid reading more.
While reviewing the feedback that we got on our reader survey, we noticed reading is still a big concern for many of our readers no matter what the ages of their children. So we’ve gone back into the archives and pulled out this great reminder from November 2014 of just how simple encouraging your early readers can be.