Why Can’t Kids Read?

  On its face, “Why Can’t Kids Read,” is a pretty crazy question to be asking in this day and age, but a necessary one nonetheless.   The Nation’s Report Card reflects that the 2017 reading proficiency rates remain at an exceptionally troubling 37 percent for 4th graders, 36 percent for 8th graders, and 36 […]

Facilitating Letter Knowledge

Letter knowledge is defined as a child’s ability to recognize all the alphabet letters, preferably in both capital and lower case form, and to know the names and sounds of each. Letter knowledge is one of the best predictors of a child’s ability to become a proficient reader.     You may have also heard […]