Category Archives: Literacy

Five Tips For Raising Readers

Do infomercials for toddler reading programs make you wonder if you should be doing more to help your child learn to read? Maybe your older child doesn’t seem interested in books, whether or not he or she is ready to … Continue reading

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Selecting Books For Young Readers: A Checklist

From a workshop called “Read to Your Babies — And Big Kids!” © 2003 Hope Vestergaard CONSIDER THE SUBJECT MATTER Is it developmentally appropriate? Can your child understand the concepts? Is the length appropriate? Is it interesting? Relevant? Kids enjoy … Continue reading

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