How do reading skills develop?
Reading to your child is one of the most important things you can do to help foster a life-long love of reading. Studies show that…
What exactly is Phonics and how can I use phonics to help my child learn to read?
Phonics is a method of teaching reading, based on sounding out letters to…
We at Hooked on Phonics hear from many parents about their children’s struggles with learning to read. Difficulties with reading can have a negative long-term effect on a children’s…read more
By the time second grade starts, most kids are able to read on their own. Often, kids and parents stop reading together often by this point—but reading out loud…read more
Sending your little one into that kindergarten classroom is a huge step—for both of you! Much of this year will be about learning how to be a student. That…read more
Preschoolers are busy learning and growing at an incredible pace every day. You’re probably noticing big changes in your little one’s speech—kids this age often have a deeper understanding…read more