Month: August 2023

The Power of Language Registers Part II

4 Essential Ways to Harness the Power of Language Registers

In this article, I will offer practical tips for unlocking the power of language registers with children. In part I of “Unlocking The Power of Language Registers” I outlined how students living in certain areas of the United States only operate in the “Casual Register” or the register of casual language. I explained why it
15+ tips for mastering phonemic awareness.

15+ Essential Activities for Mastering Phonemic Awareness

Phonemic awareness is one of the pillars for building literacy in children. I collected these activities specifically for children working on mastering phonemic awareness! In the journey of early childhood development, few skills are as crucial as phonemic or phonological awareness. As children embark on their academic endeavors, the ability to understand and manipulate individual
Navigating middle school success

15+ Key Tips for Navigating Middle School Success

Middle school begins soon. These are some of my favorite tips for middle school success. Middle school mayhem is about to begin! Are you ready? I’m always giddy before each school year. Each year has new surprises in store for all of us. This is a comprehensive guide to understanding 7th grade expectations, changes, and
15 reasons you need follow along books

15+ Reasons You Need Follow Along Books for Comprehension

Follow along books are a hybrid of listening and reading. They’re a great interactive tool for reading success, here’s why! Follow-along books are the secret weapon for those seeking a more engaging and immersive reading experience for children of all ages. We all know that reading aloud promotes literacy but did you know listening to
10 Essential Strategies for Boosting Vocabulary Development in Children

10+ Essential Vocabulary Development Strategies for Children

Do you struggle with helping your child or your students develop their vocabulary? I’ve curated 10+ essential vocabulary development strategies just for you. Do you want to give your child a head start in their education? One of the most effective ways to do so is by boosting their vocabulary development. A strong vocabulary not