Are you teaching a student to read? I am now teaching my 7th child! I've used numerous phonics resources in the past, and am now happy to review First Start Reading from Memoria Press. The set includes 5 paperback books: the Teacher Book (322 pages) and consumable Student Books A-D (68-106 pages … [Read more...] about Review: Memoria Press “First Start Reading”
Today I'm sharing a review of the company Talking Fingers, Inc. , and specifically the Talking Shapes iPad App. My 3-year-old, 5-year-old and I have been playing around with the Talking Shapes app for the last 6 weeks. This app for i Pad is geared towards children in grades Pre K - K. It is an … [Read more...] about Review of Talking Shapes i Pad App
Last month I shared how we started using a new reading program called All About Reading with my 8-year-old struggling reader. We have completed 6 lessons now, so I'd like to let you know how it's going! First of all, my daughter and I really like the variety of activities involved in the … [Read more...] about Collage Friday: All About Reading
I received a set of four Rock N Learn reading DVDs to review for the sale which is now going on at Educents. These 4 DVDs are usually $80, but you can get them for $40 for this flash sale. Or, just get two of them for $20--now that's a great deal! The 4 DVDs my kids … [Read more...] about Review of Rock N Learn Reading DVDs: 50% off at Educents!
I am happy to share a review of Alpha-Phonics: A Primer for Beginning Readers by Samuel Blumenfeld, which is a great reading curriculum that I've used to teach 5 of my kids to read. The first thing I noticed about Alpha-Phonics was how simple it is--not a lot of pieces to lose or complicated … [Read more...] about Review of Alpha-Phonics: A Primer for Beginning Readers
Our daily "learn to read" time has been growing boring, so I decided to find some games to spruce things up a bit. Of course, it was easy to go to my Pinterest Learn to Read board to find lots of great ideas. Here are some that we tried this week! Hopscotch Very fun for the kids. … [Read more...] about Pinterest Challenge- Fun Reading/ Phonics Games