Reading is a life-changing experience. However, it is a “biologically unnatural” process that humans have only been doing for a short time in evolutionary terms. In contrast to learning spoken language, children must be taught the English writing system and how to master the code for both reading and spelling.
In this post, I’ll be sharing an overview of the science of reading. This content may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure policy to learn more about this. Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard a lot about the science of reading. As a teacher and a parent, I’m pretty excited
In this blog post, I’ll be sharing the must-read books for Pre-K. This blog post contains some affiliate links for your convenience. This means that if you make a purchase after clicking a link on this post then I will earn a small commission but it won’t cost you a cent more. Read my full
What does a reading lesson actually look like, and – more importantly – how do I transform a student who only knows a couple of letter sounds into a confident reader within one year? How do I teach reading in kindergarten? Where do I start? This content may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure
One question I’m often asked is what books should we have in our classroom libraries? I always say a wide variety of books that include various authors, genres, length, and topics. I also make sure there are several books for each student that is at their reading level. We have a mix of chapter books,