learning to read: issues related to second language learners, learn with emily dot com

Learning to Read: Issues Related to Second Language Learners

I recently had a reader ask about the prerequisite skills for reading in regards to second language learners. I decided to write my response here as I thought other readers may also find this information interesting. Reader’s Question about Phonics Skills for Second Language Learners of English The reader asked about the prerequisite skills and […]

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Ask me Monday, High interest books and book series for Boys at the 3rd grade reading level, learn with emily dot com

Books and Book Series for Boys at the 3rd Grade Reading Level

This Ask Me Monday (AMM5) question covers books for boys at the 3rd grade reading level. Submitted Question: Where can I get reading material (preferably for kindle) for a struggling reader? Most things that are at his reading level are not interesting to him. Thank you!!! (3rd grade level for an 11 year old) Places […]

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How to Occupy Toddlers during homeschool: activity ideas and management strategies

How to Occupy Toddlers During Homeschool: Activity Ideas and Management Strategies

This Ask Me Monday (AMM4) question covers the topic of ways to Occupy toddlers during homeschool. This article includes toddler and pre-school age activity ideas and management strategies. Submitted Question: I’d love some insight….I have soon to be 4 year old twins. One, my daughter, has Down Syndrome. Her brother does not. He is very […]

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ask me monday. 5 ways to motivate a reluctant learner, learn with emily dot com

5 Ways to Motivate a Reluctant Learner

This Ask Me Monday (AMM3) question covers the topics of 1) the first steps in homeschooling, 2) possible reasons for reluctant learning, and 3) ways to motivate a reluctant learner. Submitted Question: We’ve been thinking of homeschooling our son, but I’m concerned with his inability to focus and do an assigned task. He does okay […]

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ask me monday, autism genetics and autism family support tips, learn with emily dot com

Autism Genetics & Autism Family Support Tips

This first Ask Me Monday (AMM1) question covers the topics of 1) the genetic basis of autism and 2) autism family support. Families with multiple autistic members find themselves in a situation where it is helpful to balance differing routine and sensory needs. This article include Autism Family Support Tips to help gain that balance. […]

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