Reading

Kids may need a little nudge to get reading on their own. (iStockPhoto)

More Ways To Get Kids Interested In Reading

Sometimes kids need a little nudge to get interested in a book or a genre of books.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/15/2011

Dr. Anthony Youn (photo by: Syma Chowdhry, WWJ-TV)

Get Detroit Reading On This Week’s ‘Street Beat’

My eyes popped out of my head when a recent report showed 47% of Detroiters are functionally illiterate. That means nearly half of all people living in the city have trouble reading.

CBS 62–05/06/2011

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Stopping The “Summer Slide”

Unfortunately, for many kids, “Summer Slide” doesn’t mean not plugging a plastic device into a hose to slip around on the lawn…

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/02/2011

MEAP Scores Rise In Math And Social Studies

A just-released study from the Michigan Educational Assessment Program finds math and social studies scores have risen, but reading scores fell.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/31/2011

You Are What You Read

You are what you eat, but are you what you read?

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/29/2011

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Building Language For Literacy

For younger children, building the connection between sounds and letters helps build the foundations of future reading.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/07/2011

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Reading Scores On The Rise

The Program for International Student Assessment had some good and bad news for parents in the U.S. and across the globe this week.

12/10/2010

Catch Up On Reading Over Winter Break

With the holiday recess coming up, kids will have a lot of time on their hands, time that might be best spent reading. With kids out of school for a few weeks, they should be […]

11/29/2010

Encourage Reading For Fun

One of the biggest gaps in reading between kids at the 4th, 8th and 12th grade levels in the act of reading for fun.

11/22/2010

Use Picture Books As A Hook

Drawing kids into reading chapter books can be difficult for readers in between the picture book state but still not ready for page after page of text.

11/05/2010

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