For Your Family
For Your Family: Raising Confident Readers
August 29, 2011 (CHICAGO) (WLS) -- Author of ''Raising Confident Readers: How to Teach Your Child to Read and Write -- from Baby to Age 7,'' Richard Gentry, PhD, visited the ABC7 studio.
He talked about how parents can help their children become good readers. Here are some of his tips:
For babies - Start reading early.
For preschoolers - Introduce drawing and writing. It helps reading!
Kindergarteners - Intervene early if the child is not ready for school.
Elementary School-aged children - Make sure a spelling book is in every child's backpack Gentry says brain studies show that spelling is at the foundation of proficient reading.
for your family, judy hsu
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