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Phonological Awareness vs Phonemic Awareness: What’s the Difference

Many of us remember the ad from the 90’s Hooked On Phonics, but there is more to phonics than just that. Speech-language pathologists talk about phonological awareness. Both of these terms have some similarities and can quickly become mixed up in our heads.  This article will cover the differences between these two essential parts of …

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Tutoring For Kindergarteners: What You Need To Know

Tutoring For Kindergarteners: What You Need To Know

Kindergarteners learn essential skills, including talking, reading, and writing. You want to ensure your child gets a strong foundation in these skills to promote lifelong success. If you’re considering hiring a reading tutor or tutoring at home, here’s what you need to know. Hiring a tutor Tutors can make a world of difference for kindergarteners. …

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Habits Of Successful Students That You Need To Incorporate

Habits are the formation of our behavioral patterns. As with most things in life, being a successful student results from various small habits that add up to produce large results. While we strongly recommend the personalized attention from a reading tutor. Here are the most critical habits to teach your child that will help him …

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Early Literacy Skills You Should Be Teaching Your Child

Are you wanting to teach your child some early literacy skills but aren’t sure where to begin? Developing literary skills earlier on makes it easier for your child to learn how to read.  When children enter school with some literacy skills already under their belt, they’ll have an advantage and confidence that carries them through …

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Reading Intervention Strategies You Need To Know

Many students with learning disabilities struggle with reading for this reason, it is important to hire a reading tutor. Among children with learning disabilities, 80% are thought to have reading difficulties. We must intervene on behalf of these students because literacy is so essential. Problems with reading can negatively impact the education of young students …

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Tutoring Students With Learning Disabilities

Tutoring Students With Learning Disabilities: What You Need to Know

Some learning challenges can make the process of learning to read and write incredibly difficult. These disabilities may be neurological disorders and can cause students to experience delays in cognitive processing. These delays, or limitations, can affect how a student thinks, remembers, listens, writes, spells, or does mathematics. These difficulties are not insurmountable, but they …

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Dysgraphia

Dysgraphia

Is your child struggling with their writing? Have you tried different methods to help them with their troubles? If you have and nothing has changed, then the problem may be a little more complex. Your child may be suffering from Dysgraphia. Working with a reading tutor can help eliminate other causes and aid in identifying …

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Executive Functioning: Strategies for success

Executive Functioning: Strategies for success

“By targeting an EF intervention, we improve learning outcomes,” said Dr. Meg. “Rather than throwing a blanket of strategies at your child, we can create an individual academic toolbox specifically designed to support where your child has weak and strong executive functioning skills.” -Dr. Meg Murray, Be Alright Tutoring We hear a lot about executive …

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Greek mythology lesson plans: Using ‘Heroes in Training’ and ‘Goddess Girls’

For 2020, Be Alright Tutoring is steering parents to learning supplements, books, and lesson plans worth adding to your academic toolbox. Is your child struggling to remember all the Greek gods? Are you at a loss how to help? Whether you homeschool or your child has Greek mythology on the curriculum this year, Be Alright …

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