Helping children learn

This one is for the grandparents helping a child with learning to read  [Ep 57] 

Many adults can help support the village that is helping a child with learning to read  

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Learn how grandparents can play a vital role in helping children with reading. Discover practical tips and advice on reading with grandchildren, offering different reading experiences, and understanding the importance of phonics instruction. Join the village in supporting children’s reading journey!

In this episode about grandparents helping children learn to read, you will learn:

  • Importance of Grandparents in Reading Support: Grandparents play a crucial role in helping their grandkids with reading. This episode emphasizes the significance of grandparents and provides tips for reading support.
  • Reading Together and Sharing Different Books: Reading with children, whether virtually or in person, and introducing them to different books creates a shared bonding experience. It also exposes them to new vocabulary and story styles.
  • Offering Various Reading Experiences: Besides following a structured reading program, grandparents can offer unique reading experiences, such as reading in different environments, incorporating games, and exploring recipes.
  • Understanding Phonics Instruction:  Learning about phonics and its importance in reading instruction is helpful for grandparents. It helps them support their grandkids in sounding out words and using phonemes effectively.

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The information contained above is provided for information purposes only. The contents of this episode are not intended to amount to advice and you should not rely on any of the contents of this podcast. Professional advice should be obtained before taking or refraining from taking any action as a result of the contents of this podcast. Sarah Travers disclaims all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on any of the contents of this episode.

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