Growing Readers Column: Learning to Love Reading and Writing
Did you know that you could boost your child’s intelligence, confidence, and social-emotional skills by ensuring that reading books is a part of their day-to-day life?
In our Growing Readers column, Lizzie Mussoline, M. Ed. provides terrific tips to help improve and grow literacy skills. Reading and writing every day can make a massive difference to a child’s success at school and in life. In each article, there are so many fun, easy, and organic tips and tricks to help parents and caregivers weave a little reading and writing practice into the day. You can adapt these ideas easily to any age and grade level. Follow along and be prepared to have an excited and motivated reader on your hands.
Check out the following articles to get started:
If you try out any of the Growing Readers tips and tricks, we’d love you to share your thoughts. We’d love to hear about your literacy woahs, triumphs, and hardships. Let us know how we can help. You can find us on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook with #thechildrensbookreview. Read on, fearless readers!
Tips For Improving Your Child's Reading And writing Skills
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