Reading can be a grand adventure, even for our most resistant kids, and summer is the perfect time to make a change. With a little planning, you can turn reading from a chore into a creative way to play all through the summer.
What are you doing to prepare your child for this new year and the new challenges that come with it? You’re helping your child get ready for a new classroom and a new teacher, you may be wondering what else you can do to prepare him or her for a successful school year.
“We must take care that children’s early encounters with reading are painless enough, so they will cheerfully return to the experience now and forever. But if it’s repeatedly painful, we will end up creating a school-time reader instead of a lifetime reader.”
– Jim Trelease
In case you missed them on our Facebook page, here are our top posts for April. We shared information about what causes Autism to what to say when the kid say they’re “bored.” Be sure to LIKE the Bette Fetter Facebook page (if you haven’t already) to join in the conversation and to follow along as I share ideas and suggestions relevant to visual learners.
“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?