How To Polish Reading Comprehension Skills

Posted on September 24, 2020

Building reading comprehension skills helps a reader in understanding the material being read to the best of his/her abilities. Better comprehension skills improve the experience of reading by making it enjoyable and easier. Examples of comprehension skills include summarizing, comparison, contrasting, problem-solving, self questioning, etc. Let us take a look at some ways to polish reading comprehension skills:   Vocabulary Enrichment: Level up your reading comprehension skills by improving and adding to your vocabulary. Understanding what you read makes it…

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Tips To Improve Learning Problems In Kids

Posted on August 22, 2020

Early discovery of learning disabilities in kids can help in developing optimal strategies to improve them. Children with learning disabilities require social and emotional support to work through the challenges. Such positive reinforcement can help ensure that they emerge with a strong sense of self-worth, confidence, and determination to improve their learning problem. Tips To Help Kids With Learning Problems: • Take Charge Of The Kid’s Education: Parent’s role in the child’s education is very important. They should take an…

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Fluency defines the ability to read with speed, accuracy and proper expression. Fluency speeds up the reading and makes it easier to comprehend complex text by improving vocabulary. It has immense impact on performance across all areas of the curriculum including writing skills. However, some readers may have reading disabilities that hamper their skills to read a text fluently. Here are a few strategies to develop fluency in struggling readers: • Allow Students To Read Aloud: If readers are facing…

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Identifying Reading Problems In Kids

Posted on June 24, 2020

According to various certified surveys, one in five school going kids have reading problems. The extent of reading problems may differ from child to child as each one has a different pace of learning. If a child has a reading problem (struggles to understand written words), it is important to determine its extent in order to provide timely assistance to improve his reading capabilities. Ways in which reading difficulties in kids can be identified are: Slow And Effortful Reading: If…

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One of the most transformative effects of digitalization can be seen in the education/learning department. Digital tools such as computers, smartphones, interactive white boards, cameras, online learning and reading products, etc. have made learning engaging and effective. However, in order to realize the full potential of digital education and integrate technology into learning activities, there are certain strategies that should be implemented. Following are the ways with which the effectiveness of digital tools can be ensured in the current education…

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To make a child focus on a subject/topic and get the most out of a curriculum, it is important for him to develop a genuine interest in the same. But every child is different in terms of learning capabilities. When it comes to students with learning differences, making them focus requires more effort on the part of the instructor in terms of support and a unique learning approach. Following are some strategies that can be helpful for improving the focus…

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What is An Effective Reading Strategy?

Posted on March 27, 2020

For a reading strategy to be effective, it should enhance a learner’s comprehensive ability i.e. the student should be able to pay attention to details, understand the reading material and retain it. Reading is an active process of making links, understanding opinions, researching, developing knowledge and applying what has been learned. Listed below are some strategies to help students become effective readers and retain what they read: Previewing: The first thing to do is to preview the material to be…

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How Does Technology Impact Student Learning

Posted on February 26, 2020

Incorporating technology in education is believed to increase student engagement, spark innovation, enhance learning and encourage collaboration. Students can now use learning management systems to access online courses and avail help from teachers across the globe. With availability of such information, the process of learning has become boundless. Let us take a look at the different ways in which technology has impacted the modern-day learning environment: Provides Better Access To Resources: Technology has made it possible for students to have…

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How To Acquire Effective Learning Skills?

Posted on January 14, 2020

The accurate learning skills and strategies help in getting the most out of a course/subject, attaining academic success, improving memory, managing time, taking better notes and other important aspects. The most important learning skills are critical thinking, effective communication, creative thinking and collaborating. Essential ways with which one can acquire effective learning skills are: Be Prepared: Before attending a lecture, be prepared for the lesson to be taught in order to boost your understanding and performance. Prepare in advance by…

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Ways To Teach High-Frequency Words

Posted on December 18, 2019

High frequency words are the ones that appear a lot more than other words when reading, writing and speaking e.g. s, the, are, to, etc. It is important for a child to recognize these words by sight in order to be a fluent reader. These words do not mean much in isolation but when used in a sentence, they help in making it understandable. High frequency words can be categorized into ‘Flash Words’ (used frequently in sentences) and ‘Heart Words’…

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