Reading

Connie Mistler Davidson

Support students in reading quality fiction that allows them to see how other people live. This helps readers to identify with them and to develop empathy. Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry, by Mildred D. Taylor is an excellent choice to accomplish this.

Connie Mistler Davidson

Understanding reading levels can help parents get books that are just right for their children. Independent, instructional, and frustration levels are explored. This article tells you how to find that perfect book to help your child read and understand more about what they read.

Connie Mistler Davidson

Is your child having trouble reading? It is painful to see a child struggle with reading. You know that having difficulty with reading impacts their entire academic life. When children are in pain, it affects the whole family. You can make a difference for your child. Find him a reading tutor.

Connie Mistler Davidson

Books may give us the benefit of information that can change our very existence. Excelling with Autism-Obtaining Critical Mass Using Deliberate Practice by Brenda Smith Myles, Ruth Aspy, Kerry Mataya, and Hollis Shaffer can help people with developmental differences to transform their lives.

Connie Mistler Davidson

When people are able to read about things that interest them, they are more anxious to read. This is especially true for children. Ask children about their special interests, then buy or borrow books that will give them more information about those hobbies. Don't forget books with pictures, too!

Connie Mistler Davidson

Catch the young child's interest in the world around her. Make sure that she has access to a variety of reading materials. Building strong readers starts years before a child ever goes to school and enters the classroom. Birth to age 5 is a critical time in your child's intellectual development.

Connie Mistler Davidson

Family read alouds are close bonding times that help children develop a love of reading. Reading historical fiction can give children an understanding of our present-day society by seeing what the past was like and how that led to our present times. This article has a list of historical fiction.

Connie Mistler Davidson

You don’t have to stop reading out loud once your child learns to read. Reading together is still important – and fun! You can also encourage the kids to read in their spare time. Here is one family's story about developing a love of reading with their children

Connie Mistler Davidson

If you love to read, don't let cost hold you back. There are ways to get around the high cost of books. Read as a family! Don't let costs stunt your reading time. Adult reading is important to keep your mind active and to model good reading habits for children that you interact with. Just read!

Connie Mistler Davidson

When it comes to reading fluency practice strategies, change your practice methods for the student in order to keep practicing fresh and interesting. Praise often for the progress that the student is making. Don't expect perfection; expect progress.