Making Raising Readers FUN!

Dr. Christina Williams

Say No to Word Families

Teaching kids to read? Do not use word families. Here’s the problem: Let’s say we have a teacher who is spending a whole week focusing on /at/ words. You know— hat, mat, fat…  Next thing you know, the children see the words hated, mating, and father, and what children were…

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Alphabet Letters Meet Home Decor

I admit it. I am a bit picky about things in my house as far as the décor goes. You may be, too. If that’s the case, you (like me) may have an aversion to primary colored letters hanging around. I solved that problem by visiting my local hardware store.…

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