Posts Tagged ‘ learning to read ’

Waiting for A Late Reader

Waiting for A Late Reader

Ten years ago this month, in the Nov-Dec, 2000 issue of Home Education Magazine we featured an article by Robin Ohlgren-Evans titled By Jove, I Think He’s Got It! in which she exults over her late-reading son Taylor’s victory over the written word: “I want to shout it to the world. I want to...
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Learning to Love to Write

Learning to Love to Write

Noted science fiction writer Ray Bradbury once said, “We are cups, constantly and quietly being filled. The trick is knowing how to tip ourselves over and let the beautiful stuff out.” How do we help our children learn to write? Before my children could read or write, they would recite what they wanted me...
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Children Teach Themselves to Read

Children Teach Themselves to Read

In a blog post titled Children Teach Themselves to Read for the respected journal Psychology Today, author Peter Gray, a research professor of psychology at Boston College who has published research in comparative, evolutionary, developmental, and educational psychology, explains the various approaches to teaching children to read. He revisits the age-old “reading wars” between...
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