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Your student or child is stumbling over words. He or she is finding work too difficult and you are afraid that he or she will be retained in the same grade for non performance.
The competitive nature of modern society makes it imperative for all people to be well versed in three very basic constituents of education-reading, writing and mathematics. In fact, these are the foundation stones on which people build their careers and craft their stories of success. Yet, statistics prove that as many as 80% of students with Learning Disabilities have their problems in reading.
The classroom procedures for introducing new vocabulary involves, to a great extent, the three R's: review, repeat, recycle both on sound and meaning levels on beginning, ending and middle sounds and those respective sound clusters. Planning in this respect should evolve around simultaneous practice around decoding and retrieving a word's meaning.
Do you have a positive attitude towards reading? Your attitude influences how well you perform any task When you believe you can do something, you are usually successful. Work to create a positive attitude about reading. Positive attitudes don’t just happen; they need to be built and maintained daily.
What if there was one simple thing you could do to ensure your child would read well and enjoy reading? What if that thing didn't cost a penny? Would you be interested? Of course you would. Here it is. The one thing you can do to improve your child's reading is to...
Today the term dyslexia is frequently used to refer to a "normal" child or adult who seems much brighter than what his reading and written work suggest. Instead of getting involved in the wrangling over a definition, one could simply use the "symptoms" below as an indication that a child has a reading problem and therefore needs help.