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Teaching Kids to Read for Dummies
You're thinking of teaching a child to read. What a great idea! Now all you need is exactly the right blueprint. This easy-to-follow book is written with two people in mind; you, and the child you're thinking of teaching. Mother and children's reading specialist Tracey Wood gives you all the down-to-earth, honest information you need to give a child a happy, solid start wi ...more
Paperback, 356 pages
Published May 7th 2004 by For Dummies
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This is not exactly what I wanted. Some of the information was so basic, I felt the book really was written for dummies. Other activities felt and sounded incredibly lackluster. There is some good information, but it's hard to mine through the ho-hum to discover it.
I've been a teacher and literacy specialist for many years. Currently, I work with disadvantaged teens in an alternative kind of place and love it. I am passionate about helping kids and anyone else to read and am the author of 4 non-fiction books all about best ways to get reading and writing happening. Now, I'm veering onto a new path. I'm writing fiction! And because of the type of work I do, a ...moreMore about Tracey Wood