Saltwater Taffy’s 7 Study Secrets for Tweens can help you get amazing results today and carry all the way into college. One of the biggest hurdles for students is the fear of failure. I don’t think anyone wants to fail a test, but if you don’t study…
As the author of Saltwater Taffy, I feel I have learned what it takes to create young readers. Here are 7 Steps for Creating Young Readers:
1. START EARLY: Twenty-six percent of children between the ages of three and five, who were read to at least three or four times in the last week by a family member, recognized all letters of the alphabet. This is compared to 14 percent of children who were read to less frequently.
2. LEAD BY EXAMPLE: If you want your child to read, pick up and book and show them how enjoyable reading can be. If you don’t like to read, change your mind and think again.
3. FIELD TRIP: Grab the kids and spend a few hours at your local library. Sign them up for their own library card. Check into events for children and sign up! Read more
Learning how to read is becoming a bigger topic than we care to admit. There is an amazing website out there that I want to bring to your attention. Run by Bianca Schulz, The Children’s Book Review is a great stop for any parent looking for children’s books, especially Saltwater Taffy. I recently had the pleasure of writing an article for the website about child literacy in America. As an advocate of children’s literacy in America, this was the easiest article I have even written. Together we can change the futures of our children, by teaching them to read TODAY.