Saturday, November 12, 2011
Questions about Struggling Readers---with Answers!
1. Where can I find websites and resources for my child to work with math to any level he chooses?
Three of the best math resources for this purpose would be:
http://www.math.com/ From basic arithmetic to college calculus and beyond!
http://www.khanacademy.org/ High school and college math lessons on video!
http://www.mathforum.com/ This site includes Ask Dr. Math, Problems of the Week, discussion groups and much more.
2. Where can I locate a list of good classic novels that young girls could read?
The following books are available via: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/classics-for-girls-barnes-noble/1014634443#Details
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Through the Looking-Glass
The Enchanted Castle
Five Children and It
Louisa May Alcott
J. M. Barrie
Frances Hodgson Burnett
The Secret Garden
The Wind in the Willows
by L. Frank Baum
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
3. Where can I find focusing tools to help beginning readers?
http://www.FocusandRead.com/ Product website for the Reading Focus Cards (Patent 7,565,759), solutions created by an experienced teacher for struggling readers
http://www.BrennanInnovators.com Professional website with special needs reading info, support, and resources for parents, teachers and administrators
4. What resources and links are available for helping 9-10 year-old struggling readers?
http://www.lexile.com/using-lexile/lexile-at-home/how-to-help-a-struggling-reader/ How to help struggling readers
https://docs.google.com/present/edit?id=d6f6qnd_0r9j5wbwf Excellent PowerPoint to help struggling readers based on Dr. Sharon H. Faber’s How to Teach Reading When You’re Not a Reading Teacher
5. How do you know the exact reading skills a struggling reader should learn?
http://www.benchmarkeducation.com/educational-leader/reading/supporting-struggling-readers.html Comprehensive list of reading skills needed for elementary grades with best practices
http://www.squidoo.com/improve-childs-reading-skills Top 10 Ways to Improve Reading Skills & Other Activities
Do you have a question that could help a struggling reader in you life? Please post in the comment box below here.
For more information:
www.FocusandRead.com For focusing tools that work!
www.BrennanInnovators.com For info, resources, and support
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