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Category Archives: child development

School won’t test for Dyslexia?

Is your child having trouble reading quickly and have low comprehension scores?  Does your child reverse lower case “b” and “d?”  Does he/she have trouble knowing right from left?  Are … Continue reading

October 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

Why are kids bored at school and feel “entitled?”

“Using technology as a “Free babysitting service” is, in fact, not free at all. The payment is waiting for you just around the corner.  We pay with our kids’ nervous … Continue reading

September 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

Back to School Made Easy

How about having a group read featuring books about friendship, perseverance, and responsibility?   You can use these ideas in both a classroom and your home school environment. ComprehensionConnection.net, written … Continue reading

September 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

What questions should be asked during the 1st month of school?

As you’re getting to know your students this new school year, are you really getting to know them?  Not just how tall they are or do they speak reasonably acceptable … Continue reading

August 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

Instruction on How to be a Good Loser

Do you have a child who is really a “bad loser?”  Competitive children instinctively just don’t want to ever lose. Now, add to that a child who is Autistic and … Continue reading

August 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

Is your child ready for Kindergarten?

How can you know if your child is ready for Kindergarten?  First of all, if you’re really concerned, contact a current Kindergarten teacher to find out the prerequisites for their … Continue reading

August 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

Should we prepare a preschooler to read?

Absolutely!  For years we teachers have begged parents to read and ask comprehension questions of their preschool children!  There’s no doubt that a child who is prepared either from a … Continue reading

August 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

Why you should buy STEM/Educational toys?

Are you a parent who is really trying to enrich your child’s intellectual capabilities?  Do you want to increase their STEM skills?  Do you also want to heighten their curiosity … Continue reading

August 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

80+ Ways You Can Cherish Your Child While Growing Up

Both of our sons are adults now, but I still cherish the times we said our prayers at night, their hugs for no reason, their giggles, their tents made from … Continue reading

July 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

Telling or “Tattle Tailing?”

One of the most frustrating events in my life as a teacher/mother is when one of my students/children would “tattle tail” about whatever!  Do I hear any Amens? This practice … Continue reading

June 20, 2017 · 3 Comments

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