If I had a nickle for every time a parent has told me, “My child can read, but doesn’t seem to understand what he is reading.” Why is this such a common occurrence? Well, it has a lot to do with the way we teach reading at the very earliest of stages. If a child can decode words, but isn’t connecting those words to real life objects and actions, it’s almost as if they can’t read at all. This happens for a variety of reasons but the solution is almost always the same.

Watch this video for an explanation of how we get kids who can read but don’t understand what they are reading and what YOU can do to build the skill of comprehension in your own children…

Finally! It’s time to start talking about learning the letters! Check out the LETTER-SOUND CORRESPONDENCE page.