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What Do You Know About Dyslexia?

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Oct 03,2017 | Posted in Dyslexia, Reading, Wilson Reading by Yolanda Fontanez-Coleman
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October is National Dyslexia Awareness Month! Do you know 1 in 10 people have symptoms of dyslexia? Dyslexia is a language-based learning disability.  Dyslexia can make  learning to read difficult; however, with the right instruction, almost all students with dyslexia … Read More

I Wonder What It’s Like To Be Dyslexic

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Nov 25,2013 | Posted in Dyslexia, Reading by Denise Readinger
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Sam Barclay is a recent college graduate who holds a degree in graphic design. He lives in the UK and has a project on Kickstarter that has over 1200 supporters. That number continues to grow and it’s no wonder. Using … Read More

I Survived Series by Lauren Tarshis

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Nov 04,2013 | Posted in ADHD, Focus, Homework, Learning Resources, On-Line Educational Resources, Reading, Teaching by Denise Readinger
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Lauren Tarshis is a children’s book author who wrote a series of books that attracts the interest of young readers. Each book in the series has plenty of action and excitement to keep the pages turning. The books in Tarshis’ … Read More

Come On, Rain!

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Jul 24,2013 | Posted in Reading, Summer Slide Prevention, Teaching by Denise Readinger
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Sitting poolside this evening, I noticed a group of ominous clouds creeping in from the south. It was clear what was to come. “Out of the pool, guys. Let’s pack it up.” Minutes later, the second warning came. Thunder. By … Read More

The Bone Series

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Jul 16,2013 | Posted in Reading, Summer Slide Prevention by Denise Readinger
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My oldest son got the first two books in Jeff Smith’s Bone series for his 9th birthday. He finished both books in about two days. That was February. And for the past four months, I’ve been meaning to find the … Read More

Summer 2013 Reading List

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May 09,2013 | Posted in Reading, Summer Slide Prevention by Yolanda Fontanez-Coleman
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Below is a list of books your child can read to help prevent summer learning loss. K-1: Lots of Dots by Craig Frazier: Circular shapes are pointed out in everyday objects. Plant a Little Seed by Bonnie Christensen: Two friends … Read More

Cinco De Mayo Book List

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May 07,2013 | Posted in Learning Resources, Reading by Yolanda Fontanez-Coleman
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Below are some fun books that children from grades K-12 can read to learn more about Cinco de Mayo, Mexican and Mexican-American culture. K-1: Cinco de Mouse-O! by Judy Cox: Humorous story about an adventurous mouse & an easy introduction … Read More

Prevent Summer Learning Loss This Summer!

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Apr 09,2013 | Posted in Reading, Summer Slide Prevention by Yolanda Fontanez-Coleman
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During the summer months learning loss does occur. It is important to prevent the standard 2.4 month learning loss. We know that reading is the key to preventing learning loss. However the way we READ makes all the difference!  There … Read More

Library Lovers Month!

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Feb 18,2013 | Posted in Reading by Yolanda Fontanez-Coleman
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February is Library Lovers Month! Instill the love of reading with your child by visiting your local library. This is a great place to help your child’s love of reading grow. The library is stocked with age-appropriate reading material for … Read More

4 Ways to Promote Literacy

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Jan 15,2013 | Posted in Learning Resources, Reading, Teaching Games by Yolanda Fontanez-Coleman
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We put together 4 ways to promote literacy at home with your entire family! Research your State: How much do you know about your state? What is the official song, bird, tree or flower? Work with your child this week … Read More



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