mbb386 at main.nc.us
Tue Jan 24 01:40:54 UTC 2012
> I'm also a big believer in buying the books for your kid's classroom
> that you want them to see them read. Buy a few of these and sprinkle
> them around the classrooms. Trust me, the kids will eat them up:
Yes this, and *read aloud to your kid* every day of the world. There's a great
power there, even if a kid already reads, there's a bonding that you don't want to
miss. Read books that may be over your kid's head for reading on their own.
Vocabulary building without tears. ;) Complex language usage spoon fed.
Read the books before seeing the movies. Let them make their own mind-pictures.
The discipline of sitting quietly, absorbed in the listening, is a valuable skill
that is sorely lacking nowadays.
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