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                                                                                                                                                                          What Not To Do

What Not To Do is very very important

     NEVER and I mean NEVER ever criticize. Always encourage your kids because they thrive on encouragement and it makes them come alive. Criticism is a motivation killer and that is the last thing you want. Getting kids motivated to learn to read is hard enough without adding to it. Also I’ll

let you into a little secret, your kids do what you say, so if you say -Your reading is terrible- or -You will never learn to read- your kids will act out what you say and sure enough they will never learn to read, because you told them that they can’t. 

  Always praise the good learning experiences and say nothing about the bad times. 

     Kids are also very sensitive to tones, so be careful what tone you use when they are reading, as they will pick up the critical tones as easy as if you said something. And never ever make a sarcastic remake about your child’s ability to read because that cuts like a knife, and that is the last thing you want. 

To Homeschooling Parents And Parents of Children who are having Problems Learning to Read

Have A look At Three Free Videos About How to Teach Your Child To Read 

     Video 1: Introduction To Montessori Reading.

 Video 2: How To Make Sandpaper Letters. 

          Video 3: How To Teach Reading Using Sandpaper Letters

     As has been said many times before 'a picture tells a thousand words' and these free videos do just that. They are easier to understand as you can see how to make sandpaper letters then how to teach using them.  

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     And while we are on the subject of what not to do add this one - NEVER EVER compare your kids to anybody not even their brothers or sisters. 

Sometimes that is very hard to do but refrain as it can have a dramatic effect on your child, making them feel they are not as good as their siblings. 

     And that Effect can last a lifetime. And while we are on the subject never compare your child to other kids in her class, who you have never met. That has a terrible effect on the kid as they know the person and you do not and they might think that is the worst person in the class. So be careful about what you say to your kid and how you say it. What you say, can destroy the joy of reading and that is the last thing you want. 

     So PRAISE, PRAISE and more PRAISE goes a long way to instill in your child the ultimate joy of reading.

     For more information about phonics courses I recommend including a Montessori course see our Teach Reading page.

    To have a chat to other parents and to find out more about learning to read go to our forum.

Thank you for your time

  

Peter Legrove

 

 

 

 

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