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Tick Tock Hide-and-Seek

This week’s activity primes your child’s ears to pick up subtle changes in sound, which helps your learner develop the auditory discrimination skills required to discern slight differences in language sounds (such as between the “a” sounds in “cat” and “call”).  All you need is a portable ticking clock, metronome, or a device (like your phone) that […]

Wacky wordplay: Understanding letter sounds

Research consistently shows that phonological awareness is the most powerful predictor of reading ability. Having an awareness of the small sounds that make up spoken language, like syllables and phonemes (distinct units of sound that distinguish one word from another), provides the foundation for connecting those sounds to written letters. Help your child with this […]