How to Teach Reading

Hello again.  I have been working with some schools and homeschooling families the past couple of weeks to help everyone get up and running for the new school year.  It is becoming more and more evident to me that very few of us really know how to teach reading.  I put …
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Friend Cares About Success With Reading Skills

As frequently happens, I had a phone conversation last week with a person concerned for their fellow employee needing improved reading skills in order to go any further in her line of work and leadership. Other than being challenged with the written word, she was the ideal person for her …
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Auditory Processing Disorder and Dyslexia Learning Disabilities

Hello again.  I have been researching and looking at the connection between Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) and dyslexia.  There is a lot of confusion between the two since they have similar symptoms and both deal with how language is processed auditorily by the central …
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The Grass is Never Greener

Hello to all!  So I have spent the last couple of weeks traveling, training teachers in the Reading Horizons method, and I have contemplated a few truths.  I am learning that the majority of human experiences are very similar, whether we live in Calgary or Arkansas.  …
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Wading Through Homeschool Curriculum

While perusing several homeschool magazines this week, I've seen such an astounding amount of different homeschool curriculum options and programs to choose from. How does a parent face it all? One article I read suggested gathering as many catalogues as you can, …
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Motivating Kids for School and Reading

Hello everyone!  We are so excited to have our blog up and are anxious to share information and resources with you.  Well, it is that time again. I am shopping for school supplies, filling out student information sheets, and desperately trying to get my kids back in the habit of …
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