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Teaching Tips for Consonant Digraphs

Two letters come together to make a different sound. It's a concept that can be tricky for young readers. But with imagination and some hands-on learning ideas, they can master digraphs.The Literacy Nest suggests making digraphs personal. Introduce kindergartners to Charlie who loves trains (Choo! Choo!), or Shawn, who loves quiet [...]

Guest Expert Post: Storytime at Home: Top 10 Read Aloud Strategies for Parents of Young Children

Guest Post By Allison Breit-Smith, PhD University of Cincinnati Our Local Literacy Leader of the Month In the past, teaching children the steps to learn to read at home was discouraged. It was feared that bad habits would be taught that would have to be undone. Today, teaching reading [...]

2019-01-08T16:10:27-04:00December 11th, 2018|ABC App, Local Literacy Leaders|0 Comments

Local Literacy Leaders: Mayerson Academy and Orton-Gillingham

In our series on local literacy leaders, we share great resources. Here in Cincinnati, the Mayerson Academy is doing some great work to help advance literacy. Their work includes professional learning, personal support, curriculum, classroom kids and fun stuff. Also in 2017, they received a grant to help advance [...]