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Getting ready to write

Learning to write is about a lot more than learning one’s letters and how to put them together into words. It’s also about¬†MUSCLES. Yes, you heard that right: I said MUSCLES. Young children need to develop the muscles needed to hold a crayon or pencil before they can write properly. Fine motor skills! Those little … Continue reading

What Kids Learn about Reading and Writing

When kids learn to read and write, it’s not just about putting letters together and forming words. Kids need to learn three things about reading to be successful readers: HOW WE READ AND WRITE:¬†This is learning the “code” of reading and writing: the letters, what sounds they make, how to put them together to sound … Continue reading