Top 9 Kids Dictionaries For Academic Success

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Does your child have a personal dictionary? If not, now might be a good time to purchase one. A 2018 Oxford University Press (OUP) survey strongly indicated that vocabulary levels are below age-related expectations in the transition from primary to secondary education. More than half of the 1,300 teachers surveyed reported that at least 40% … Read more

9 Surprising Benefits of Reading Aloud to Your Child

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“The single most important activity for building the knowledge required for eventual success in reading is reading aloud to children.” (Anderson & Hiebert & Scott, 1985) Sometimes it can feel impossible to get some quiet time with all the technology, after-school activities, and homework, but making time to read aloud to your child is well … Read more