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December 2012 / January 2013

Brief Description: The Secret Reader. Rather than structured reading practice with your child these holidays, now’s the time to think creatively and keep your child reading.

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October / November 2012

Brief Description: Ready for Chapter Books? KIs your child an independent reader and ready for chapter books at an early age? Here are some great suggestions of suitable chapter books for your budding bookworm.

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August/ September 2012

Brief Description: Help! My childs not reading. Here we've given you an opportunity to have our reading expert, Mary Ashby-Green, answer your queries and concerns about your child's reading.

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June / July 2012

Brief Description: Whole Body Learning. Kinesthetic learning is the key to remembering and retaining words, sounds and letters, and unlocking your child’s reading potential...

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April / May 2012

Brief Description: How do I write that sound? Why is it that some children who read easily find it so hard to express themselves in writing? Is their spelling holding them back? Here are some ways to improve your child’s spelling and help with their reading at the same time...

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December 2011/ Jan 2012

Brief Description: Was your child’s end of year report not great? Here’s how you can help over the holiday period...

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October / November 2011

Brief Description: Reading for Meaning. Your child may be reading but not taking much notice of the actual meaning behind the words. To truly be a good reader and to learn from what they are reading, your child needs to learn how to...

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June/ July, 2011

Brief Description: 3 tips to make reading homework easier. Don't let reading homework ruin everyone's day. Here are three simple tips that really work to reduce reluctance and aggravation during home reading time.

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February/ March, 2011

Brief Description: Simplify reading with patterns. From an early age, we teach our kids to recognise and create patterns to make learning easier, and reading is no different. Here are some patterns you can teach your child to make reading easier.

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June/ July, 2010

Brief Description: Short Vowels - Help your child to read. One of the best ways to look at solving reading problems is to make use of what we understand about how we learn.

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August/ September, 2010

Brief Description: Consonant blends - Help your child to read. We all want to make it fun for our children to learn with us at home, and one of the best ways is to turn your teaching into games.

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October/ November, 2010

Brief Description: Long Vowels - Clever tricks to make reading easier. Kids love to know ‘clever tricks’ to help them with their learning … here are some quick and easy ways to add a bit of magic to their reading practice and make reading a little more fun.

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December/ January 2011

Brief Description: Holiday Reading. Reading aloud, interacting with the story, encouraging curiosity, talking games and audio books ... there are many easy things you can do these school holidays to help your child read between the lines.

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