“They Laughed When My Daughter Opened Her Book”
But When She Started To Read
They Were Amazed She Could Read So Well.
your child’s reading ability affecting the other subjects your child is
learning at school?
Then you are not
alone. Schools nowadays are very competitive places. Kids are
there to make it, but some get left behind. Actually quite a large
number get left behind.
your child one of them?
to the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education
Statistics (2009). The Nation's Report
Card: Reading 2009 (NCES 2010–458).
Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education,
percent of 4th graders cannot read a simple poem.”
your child one of them?
the 2005 Reading Assessment didn’t show any remarkable improvement. It
has basically remained the same over the years. No serious
improvements at all.
your child is having problems with reading, then you should step in and
help. Because if your child falls behind in reading, then all subjects
will be affected. Reading is the weakest link in the learning chain.
When your child is struggling with reading then your child struggles
with all subjects.
Children’s Self-esteem And Self-confidence By Teaching Them To Read
will find the children who are good at reading are also good at other
subjects. The good readers are usually always in the top of the class
in all subjects. But the number one difference between the good readers
and the bad readers is self-confidence and self-esteem.
One of the biggest benefits of helping your children to improve their
reading skills. Is
the increase in self-esteem and self-confidence they will experience.
And this flows on to other subjects. You will see the difference in
your child. As your child’s reading improves you will see their
self-esteem increase also. And they will become more self-confident as
their grades improve over all their subjects.
Teach Your Children To Read And Write And Give Them A Head Start At School
your child has trouble reading exam papers then they will have trouble
answering the questions. So helping to improve your child’s reading
ability flows over to all subjects. Then your child is not so worried
about sitting exams or handing in written assignments.
today’s world your child’s attention is competing against computer
games, internet, TV, and play stations and what ever else is out there
to distract your child from learning. So today’s kids are just not
interested in spending too much time on learning to read.
Teach Your Children To Read And Write Using A Time-Tested Reading Method That Has Been Teaching Children For Over One Hundred Years
in my quest to help struggling readers get up to speed in reading I
turned to a system that has been successfully teaching children to read
for a 100 years. This teaching method has always been around but it
never really took off in mainstream schools. It is a hands-on approach
to teaching reading. You, the parent, have to be there to help teach
It is not a teaching system where you sit your child in front of the TV or computer and leave them to it. No, with this system you have to be there, making up the phonic sounds and words your child is learning. Then helping your child trace the sandpaper letters the same way you would write the letter. And while doing this, your child has to say the phonic sound.
talking about the Maria Montessori method of teaching reading and
writing using phonics sounds and sandpaper letters.
Why Can Something So Out-Of-Date Teach So Well?
Because it has passed the test of time.
a look at what CBS News has to say about
Montessori Schools Have An Edge" Children At Montessori Schools Develop
Faster In Reading And Math.
5-year-old Montessori students were found to have better reading and
math skills, than their peers who attended traditional schools."
it looks like a teaching system that has stood the test of time, is
still making waves in the education world of today.
Your Children Will
Learn To Read Using All Three Senses
teaching method uses all of the 3 different modes of learning – seeing,
hearing and touch. If you learn using the three modes of learning you
will learn faster because the three modes help plant what you are
learning in your brain. Most classroom teaching is a visual - hearing
based system with very little touch or movement involved.
Montessori Method uses all three modes of learning and that is why it
is so effective. If your children are struggling with reading then
bring out the sandpaper letters and the phonics and watch your child’s
reading and writing improve.
are a must for struggling readers because phonics help match the spoken
word with the written word. And in most cases a reading problem is a
phonics problem. So bring in the phonics and the sandpaper letters and
reading problems just disappear.
Turn Your Children
Into Lifelong Learners
Parents, wouldn’t it be lovely if your child came home from school with
a report card covered in “A” and “Bs”. And your child’s favorite place
is the library. When your child has no trouble reading then they can
spend more time learning other subjects. Then their overall school
performance all starts to improve.
is amazing the changes that take place after your child has mastered
reading. No more bottom of the class for And
the teachers will stop picking on them because they can now read. And
also now you will worry less about your children’s future.
The Montessori method of teaching reading has been around for
hundred years. So you would think it would be very popular. But it has
been overshadowed by more modern methods of teaching reading using the
internet. The internet is not for everybody.
the Montessori method is a complete teaching system. Therefore it is ve
your child. No more struggling
to try and understand test papers. No more not understanding what is
written in the textbooks. Your children will start to like school.ry
easy to find a lot of information explaining the Montessori
principles. But you need to know just about teaching reading using the
Montessori sandpaper letter approach.
where do you find out how to just teach reading. Well there is a manual
“Reading Student Struggling Student” that shows you
how to teach reading using phonics and sandpaper letters.
you will be guided through a series of lesson plans showing you how to
make sandpaper letters and then how to use them. After you are
comfortable with the lesson plans you are introduced to ‘The
Four-Step Process’ that you can use to teach your children
any words they need to know from what they are learning at school.
too top it all off, there is a list of helpful hints that will make
teaching your children to read a lot easier. These ‘21 Helpful Hints’
are taken from my 15 years of teaching in front of a classroom and
are just little things you can do to make teaching reading more
enjoyable for you and your child.
there is a downloadable section that you can print off from the
internet. Here you have phonic charts and phonic lists as well as
templates for the letters and also word lists. The letters are in
cursive not in block so you can teach your children to write beautiful
hand written words and sentences.
Writing Is On The Wall.” “When
handwritten essays were introduced on
the SAT exams, just 15 percent of the almost 1.5 million students wrote
their answers in cursive. The rest? They printed. Block letters.”
the interesting part is:
group of first-graders who could write only 10 to 12 letters per minute
were given 15 minutes of handwriting instruction three times a week.
After nine weeks, they had doubled their writing speed and their
expressed thoughts were more complex.”
who remain printers, rather than writing in cursive, need more time to
take notes or write essays for the SAT.
it is, the children who write in cursive wrote much faster and had
better thought processes. If you want your child to write faster and
more beautifully, then this manual is for you. And especially when it
comes to the SAT exams, your children need all the help they can get.
If they can write faster and more clearly, then that could be the
that is what this teaching reading and writing using Montessori
sandpaper letters and phonics manual is all about. Getting your
children up to speed with reading and writing so exams will be a breeze.
there is so much more in this manual. I’ve just given you a brief
idea behind “Reading Student Struggling Student” is
to get your child to read and we will do whatever it takes to get your
child to read.
All the best teaching your children.
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