Wednesday, 8 July 2015

Teaching Children to Read is Not Easy

Are you trying to help your child develop their reading skills? In this article, I will share with you some tips that can make a big difference for your child's progress. As a parent, no doubt you want the best for your children. It's probably the main reason you want to teach your kids to read at a very young age. One hopes that it will give them a competitive advantage when it's time in school. One of the most frequent questions I get is: "When can I start teaching my child to read?" Well, you can begin to teach your children when they are two years old. Even when your child already knows how to speak, it's a great time.

Teaching a Children to Read is Not Easy

Teaching children to read is a challenge

As a parent teaching a child to read is a very difficult task. Any parent who has experienced it will surely know how difficult it is. May be you will find the difficult to make your child be focus when teaching them. But this is understandable. When you teach them to read, it's important to make the learning process interesting. You are advised to use books with colorful pictures to attract the attention of children. 

One Important Tip You Have to Know

Do you know what is one of the best ways to teach a child to read?

Well, the answer is phonological awareness. Many studies have been done on this topic and it's supported by scientific evidence. They find that children with phonological awareness continues to develop their reading skills than those who do not. Therefore, if your children have difficulty in reading, you may have to spend more time to assist them in developing their phonemic awareness.

Read a story to your child every night

One simple thing you can do to help your child develop reading skills is to read a story to them every night before bed. This will help children to develop interest in reading.


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