Balancing Talking and Listening

How do you balance letting children talk, with the fact they need to listen in order to learn? Find out in this week's blog.

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Posted on: 9/13/2016 8:16 AMComments (0)

Building a Child's Vocabulary

As you build children’s vocabulary, you help them understand concepts and ideas, learn the sounds of language, become comfortable with complex sentences, and understand what they hear and read.

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Posted on: 9/2/2016 1:17 PMComments (0)

Building Your Young Child's Reading Brain

Become your young child's conversational partner to make him primed for reading.

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Posted on: 8/30/2016 11:10 AMComments (0)

The Story Behind Every Opportunity

Find out about the brain science behind our new video, "Every Opportunity"

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Posted on: 8/19/2016 2:34 PMComments (15)

The Speech School Won a 22nd Annual Communicator Award

Our "The Promise" video won for outstanding online video in the non-profit category.

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Posted on: 7/20/2016 10:28 AMComments (0)

Using the “READ” Technique to Make the Most of Story Time

Reading with your child is one of the most effective ways to develop her language skills, and you can take any book to the next level with a few simple steps.

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Posted on: 2/23/2016 8:37 AMComments (0)

Stimulate Your Child's Learning at Home

How can you best help your children continue learning and growing at home? Research continues to support the importance and effectiveness of children learning through play. Learn how to create a home play environment that stimulates learning.

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Posted on: 1/12/2016 10:08 AMComments (0)

The 2020 Promise for Georgia Educators

The most important New Year's Resolution you can make is to empower 100% of children to read proficiently by the end of 3rd Grade by 2020

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Posted on: 12/29/2015 9:35 AMComments (0)

Bridging the 30 Million Word Gap

Nearly every educational skill begins with reading, and the foundation for reading is vocabulary – understanding and using words. Unfortunately, research shows that by age 3 children from low-income families are exposed to an average of 30 million fewer words than children in wealthier families. You can help bridge that gap.

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Posted on: 12/21/2015 11:53 PMComments (0)

Put Down Your Tablet and Pick Up a Pen!

For preschool children to understand the importance and purpose of writing, they must see the adults around them putting this into practice daily. Find out ways to incorporate writing into your child's day.

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Posted on: 12/8/2015 7:58 AMComments (0)

How to Build Tier 2 Vocabulary in Children

Supporting young children’s language and literacy development through oral language yields strong readers and writers later in life.

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Posted on: 12/15/2015 8:33 AMComments (0)

Dyslexia: What Could Be Lurking Beneath the Surface

Because dyslexia is a language-based learning disability, there may be difficulties other than decoding lurking beneath the surface that don’t appear until later. Find out more in this week's blog.

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Posted on: 10/29/2015 8:08 AMComments (0)

Red Flags for Dyslexia

Because dyslexia is a language-based problem rooted in the phonological processing part of the brain, certain red flags can appear before reading instruction begins, even at the preschool level. What are the warning signs to look for?

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Posted on: 10/20/2015 3:23 PMComments (0)

Common Myths and Misconceptions of Dyslexia

There are a number of myths and misconceptions about dyslexia. So what's true and what isn't? Find out in this week's blog.

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Posted on: 10/13/2015 10:22 AMComments (0)

The Power of Language

Research shows that the single strongest predictor of a child’s academic success is the quality and quantity of words spoken to that child in the first three years of life.

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Posted on: 9/15/2015 8:07 AMComments (0)

Preparing for a School Transition

Is your child starting a new school this year? Learn how to make the transition smoother in this week's blog.

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Posted on: 8/4/2015 10:21 AMComments (0)

Make This Promise So You Can Help Fulfill a Child's Promise

Studies prove that language development by 3rd grade is a key factor in how well a child will do throughout school. Provide your students with a language-rich environment that gives them the strongest possible foundation for communication and learning.

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Posted on: 7/28/2015 9:18 AMComments (2)

How to Develop Grit in Children

Research shows that "grit" is a better indicator of success than factors such as IQ or family income. Find out how you can help develop grit in children.

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Posted on: 7/21/2015 9:48 AMComments (0)

Manage Technology Use to Keep Communication at the Forefront

May is Better Hearing & Speech Month, and a great time to evaluate your child’s technology use and establish (or re-commit to) some healthy limits and habits. 

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Posted on: 5/12/2015 8:21 AMComments (0)

The Importance of Play

A great deal of learning takes place during play time. Learn more about it and how you can encourage free play.

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Posted on: 6/9/2015 9:43 AMComments (0)

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