Help your child develop strong reading and writing skills. Teach Your Child to Read and Write includes over 20 video lessons covering all aspects of early literacy. You will learn:
Help your child become a great reader and writer.
Many parents think teaching the alphabet, reading bedtime stories and providing their child with opportunities to read is enough to ensure their child becomes a great reader and writer. There is so much more you need to do! After taking this class, you will know how to help your young child build a foundation for success.
Helping your children at home is critical. More than 40 years of research has proven that the most accurate predictor of a child's achievement in school is not income, the quality of the school they attend, social status or even teacher quality. It is how much family's support learning at home, set realistic and high expectations, and become involved at school and in the community.
After taking this class you will be able to help your child:
Your instructor for this class is National Board Certified Teacher and Bluegrass Learning Senior Education Specialist Bobbie Noall. Bobbie has more than 15 years of classroom teaching experience and currently works full-time as a district response to intervention teacher for a public school district, specializing in literacy support for struggling students.
The class is presented using parent friendly language, without difficult technical terms. It is designed for busy parents and is also beneficial for anyone who spends time with early elementary school age children. Childcare workers and teachers who may want a refresher on effective literacy instruction would also benefit from the lessons.
Learn why your child needs to work on sounds, or phonemic awareness.
Help your child recognize the sounds that we use in the English Language.
Help your child change the sounds in words to create new words.
Learn why matching sounds to written letters and spelling patterns is so important.
Teach your child that spoken sounds can be represented by written letters and spelling patterns.
Show your child how letters work together to create words.
Help your child learn how two or more letters can be combined to make up word parts. Help her learn frequently occurring words so she reads more fluently.
Learn why fluency is so much more than reading quickly!
Help your child learn to read quickly, accurately and with a pleasing voice.
Learn about the different types of text your child will encounter at school.
Get your child to enjoy reading something other than stories!
Learn why writing well may be the most important skill you can teach your child.
Teach your child the basics of writing, including punctuation and grammar.
Help your child learn a process that will help her become a fantastic writer.
Learn why your child must write differently based on the type of text she has read.
Show your child how to write responses to non-fiction texts.
Teach your child how to write in response to poems, stories and nursery rhymes.
Bluegrass Learning Services has a mission to provide affordable online courses, private tutoring and test prep classes for lifelong learners of all ages. We are located in Bowling Green, KY. and are staffed by a team of highly qualified and experienced teachers and school administrators.
Our employees have extensive direct teaching experience in the classroom and hold advanced teaching certifications. Many have been recognized for excellence in teaching by local, state and national organizations. They have the knowledge, training and experience to create customized learning solutions for every student.
We currently employ seven teachers who combine for over 120 years of classroom teaching experience in PreK-12 public schools, colleges and universities.