How to Improve Reading Comprehension Skills of 3rd-graders?

How to Improve Reading Comprehension Skills of 3rd-graders?

From learning to read to reading to learn your child has to go through a process that is crucial in itself. Usually, till 2 nd grade your kid learns to read, they start developing the habit of reading words but as the curriculum proceeds to 3rd grade, it becomes imperative that your kid understands the … Read more

Effective Dyslexia Activities For All Age Groups

Dyslexia Activities

Greetings from the other side. Let’s give you the benefit of the doubt and see how fast and efficiently you can read and transcribe the following passages.  Tiring and exhausting, isn’t it? The above depicts just a chapter in the life of a dyslexic individual.    Currently, we share the earth with approximately  7.8 billion humans … Read more

Listening Comprehension IEP Goals: Main Goals, Importance, Ways to Formulate, Intervention Strategies

Listening Comprehension IEP Goals: Main Goals, Importance, Ways to Formulate, Intervention Strategies

The US Department of Education proposes formulation, implementation, and review of IEP goals if any student needs extra support to attain age-appropriate academic competency. IEP, as we discussed in our previous post on Vocabulary IEPs, stands for Individualized Education Programs. The public schools in the US form IEP goals for about 13 academic competencies including … Read more

10 Gamified Math Manipulatives For First Graders

10 Gamified Math Manipulatives For First Graders

‘There must be some playful way of teaching new math concepts to first graders.’ If this thought hits your mind often, especially when you see the child struggling through basic operations, here is good news for you! There are manipulatives available as teaching alternatives to help kids do math fluently, and confidently. Manipulatives for teaching … Read more

Understanding, Identifying, And Developing The Gross Motor Skills In Pre-schoolers

Understanding, Identifying, And Developing The Gross Motor Skills In Pre-schoolers

How to develop gross motor skills in preschoolers? If you have a certain gap in your understanding of this topic, we suggest you read this post till the end. For the uninitiated, Gross motor skills are defined as the ability to make movements that involve limbs and torso muscles. A well developed gross motor skill … Read more

Vocabulary IEP Goals for Speech Therapy: Importance, list, assessment tips, strategies

Vocabulary IEP Goals for Speech Therapy: Importance, list, assessment tips, strategies

Teaching kids with special needs to speak can be overwhelming if there is no definite guideline available. Also, the child may tend to stray away from the learning process if there are no goals in sight. That is why a legal document has been prepared by the US govt called IEP goals. The Govt stipulates … Read more

8 Must-Read Books For Dyslexic Readers

8 Must-Read Books For Dyslexic Readers

Please Note: This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure (link) for more info. Reading difficulties are the most conspicuous in Dyslexic children. So, why the books for Dyslexia? The answer lies in the fact that books for dyslexic readers are designed while keeping the learning and psychological needs of such people in mind. These books … Read more

Easy And Simple Volume Activities To Learn

Easy And Simple Volume Activities To Learn

The study of 3D shapes is called Solid Geometry. It is close to real-life as we see only solids around. The first essential measurement useful in Solid Geometry is Volume. If we go by the formula, it is equal to length x width x height. We can say the volume is nothing but the amount … Read more

Dice Games To Teach Multiplication Facts

Dice Games To Teach Multiplication Facts

It is now a well-established fact that dyscalculia is a reality! Children suffering from dyscalculia cannot identify numbers or operational signs like ‘+’, ‘-‘, ‘x’, etc. That is why educators advocate replacing pen-and-paper practice by performing an action using manipulatives to understand numeric relationships and operations. Besides Dyscalculics, beginners of numeric operations can also get … Read more

How toys can improve the cognitive skills of a 2-year old?

Toys for cognitive skills development of 2 years old

REVIEWED BY NUMBERDYSLEXIA’S MEDICAL REVIEW PANEL ON SEPTEMBER 06, 2020 “Activities that are freely chosen and directed by children and arise from intrinsic motivation” – Miller and Almon (2006). This line extracted from a research summary on play and learning, The Power of Play, defines the play in a very comprehensive manner. It shows that children love … Read more