For Your Family: Raising Confident Readers

August 29, 2011 (CHICAGO)

He talked about how parents can help their children become good readers. Here are some of his tips:

For babies - Start reading early.

For preschoolers - Introduce drawing and writing. It helps reading!

Kindergarteners - Intervene early if the child is not ready for school.

Elementary School-aged children - Make sure a spelling book is in every child's backpack Gentry says brain studies show that spelling is at the foundation of proficient reading.

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