The Struggling Reader, Part 2

Becca reading to Caleb

Siblings sharing a book.

Teaching my own child to read is one of the most exciting and sobering things I’ve done. If God is the foundation of our children’s education, then reading is the ground floor. Nothing can make you feel an inadequate teacher more than a struggling reader.

I remember trying to teach my first child how to read. The experts at his kindergarten believed he was dyslexic and wanted to put him in a special ed class. In rebellion, my husband and I brought him home, and I became his teacher. It was a nightmare. I had no idea what I was doing, but reading is my passion!…how hard could it be to pass this passion on to my son. Continue reading

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Free Book FridayThe wonderful folks at New Leaf Publishing are giving away more than $160 worth of new curriculum to one blessed person!  It’s so easy to do, even if you aren’t computer savvy.  Would you like to win a copy of World Literature, British Literature, and American Literature curriculum plus teacher’s guides — all by James Stobaugh — 3 years worth of high school curriculum?  Follow the very easy directions on the Rafflecopter widget at the bottom of this page to enter.  The winners will be contacted by Master Books. Continue reading