Welcome to Educational Therapy Center   Click to listen highlighted text! Welcome to Educational Therapy Center

TIPS FOR PARENTS

logo
Tips for Parents

  1. Surround your child with reading. Read out loud to her, modeling phrasing and intonation. Allow her to read anything and everything, many times if she likes. Have her read out loud, giving corrective feedback. Listen to books on tape in the car. Make reading a positive experience.
  2. Encourage reading fluency. Have him read a short passage several times while you record the time it takes. Children often enjoy seeing if they can improve their time, and the repetition helps establish fluency.
  3. Build vocabulary. Ask your child to tell you a new word she has learned every day. Talk about what it means, look it up in a dictionary, and make up sentences with the word. Play a game where each of you uses the word in a sentence at least twice that day, then again that week. Post a “New Vocabulary” word list and add to it daily or weekly.
  4. Play games. For a young child particularly, playing games is fun and instructive: clap so she can hear how many syllables a word contains; segment word sounds and blend them back together; call attention to alliterations in songs, poems, and nursery rhymes.
  5. Go high-tech. Use computer resources, including apps, digital learning games, and websites with learning games.

http://www.smartkidswithld.org/

 

This website has text to speech.

Simply highlight the text you want read and click on the speaker that appears.

Math Tutors near me

Sign up for our newsletter!


Upcoming Events

Sep
23
Sun
12:00 pm Step Up For Dyslexia @ LaBenite Park
Step Up For Dyslexia @ LaBenite Park
Sep 23 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Step Up For Dyslexia @ LaBenite Park | Sugar Creek | Missouri | United States
It is time to register and StepUp for Dyslexia in Missouri!  Decoding Dyslexia MO (DDMO) is proud to present a state-wide event with 4 walk locations throughout Missouri on Sunday, September 23rd.  Form a team or[...]
Oct
6
Sat
8:30 am Dyslexia Dash 2018 – Moving Moun... @ Horizon Academy
Dyslexia Dash 2018 – Moving Moun... @ Horizon Academy
Oct 6 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Dyslexia Dash 2018 - Moving Mountains @ Horizon Academy | Roeland Park | Kansas | United States
Join us at the Dyslexia Dash! For all participants there will be official times this year and recognition for various age categories. We also welcome those interested in a family fun walk/run. Come walk at[...]

Contact Us

Phone: (816) 584-8860
Email: info@etctutoring.org

Educational Therapy Center, LLC | 171 English Landing Dr., Suite 110, Parkville, MO 64152 | Phone: (816) 584-8860
Click to listen highlighted text!