A Smarter Beginning 

School Readiness and Poor Vocabulary

December 19, 2013 | Blog | Permalink

Some children hear 30 million words less than other children in their first 3 years. This leads to a poor vocabulary which has negative effects on school readiness, literacy and future school success. These children often never catch up. Whether you choose homeschooling or regular school for your child, you want him or her to […]

Dialogic Reading: The Best Way to Read to Children

December 6, 2013 | Blog | Permalink

Are you reading to your child in the best possible way? Which way is that? It’s one that maximizes his or her language development, involvement and enjoyment. Dialogic reading does that by reading “with” instead of “to.” Many of us have very fond memories of sitting on our parents’ laps and being read to from […]