Reading Skills – Literal and Inferential Comprehension

Reading Skills – Literal and Inferential Comprehension Oh yes, I hear you say. Of course!  Literal and Inferential Comprehension – I absolutely know exactly what you are talking about. Um.  Not really. No, you wouldn’t because these are words used by teachers with our children in their classroom and often this ‘ educatory (yes educator is …

Reading Comprehension Strategies

Reading Comprehension Strategies When I was teaching Prep, there was a student who could literally read novels. He was five. He would bring a book (more appropriate for an adult scientist) into the playground and sit and read it out loud to anyone who would listen.  Teachers and children would stand by with their mouths …

How To Motivate Reluctant Readers

How to Motivate Reluctant Readers I could seriously write a million (okay, slight exaggeration) blog posts on reading.  I believe that the ability to read and understand what we are reading is the foundation for everything else we learn. As you can see (or rather, read) I am quite passionate about the subject. There is a …