Get Ready to Read!

Posted on Thursday, March 28, 2013 by earlyliteracy

Family reading It’s as easy as READING, TALKING, SINGING, WRITING & PLAYING! Research has shown that children who start kindergarten with good early literacy skills have greater success throughout their school years. When a child reads at or above grade level by the end of 4th grade they are much more likely to graduate from high school and be successful readers and learners throughout their life. So . . . more »

You CAN sing!

Posted on Wednesday, March 27, 2013 by earlyliteracy

The Best of the Laurie Berkner Band Each week, we will share an early literacy tip! To support early literacy sing, talk, read, write and play with your child This week’s tip is on: Phonological awareness: The ability to hear and play with the smaller sounds in words. Did you know that singing is not just fun but actually quite important for children? People claim that they can’t sing on key, but . . . more »