Reading

Reading is supposed to be fun. Here's how to make learning letters, phonics, letter blends, and sight words a fun experience for both parent and child. Plus: comprehension techniques to improve information retention and literacy programs to help your child learn to read.

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I'm a Mom With a Ph.D. in Reading: Here's How I Get My Kids to Love Books

Getting kids to read and love reading are two different things. I spent years doing reading research while parenting three young kids, and here's what I learned about helping them love to read.
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I Felt Guilty for Not Teaching My Daughter to Read Before Kindergarten, But Turns Out I Didn't Have To

I was ready to send my daughter off to kindergarten, but the fact I never taught her to read was making me feel like I failed her. It wasn't until my first parent-teacher conference that I changed my mind.
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12 Toys That Help Kids Read and Write

Looking for a fun way to promote literacy this holiday season? We found the best gifts for every skill level.
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New Research Says We Shouldn't Feel So Guilty About Letting iPads Read to Our Kids

Nothing can replace a good old-fashioned book, but maybe digital ones aren't as bad for our kids as we thought, according to new research.