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Reading to Infants and Babies: Here is… Where is?… Who or What is…?

Follow the steps below to develop your little one’s language and vocabulary and to introduce your infant or baby...

Reading Strategies: Reading Fluency and Comprehension

Many definitions of reading fluency include only rate, accuracy, and expression. However, we prefer to include comprehension in our...

Interpreting State Achievement Test Results

Our grandchildren recently received their results from the state achievement test in reading and math given last Spring. These...

The Reading Fluency-Comprehension Connection

Although many definitions of reading fluency include only rate, accuracy, and expression, we include comprehension in our definition of...

RESEARCH UPDATE:   Oral Reading Fluency

Recent research by Hasbrouck and Tindal (2017) shows that oral reading fluency (words correct per minute) in grades one...

What is Reading Fluency?

Reading fluency is more than just reading rate.  It includes reading with accuracy, expression, appropriate rate, and understanding.  Children...

Use the Grocery Store to Develop Your Young Child’s Language

One of the most important things you can do is to help your baby, toddler, or young child develop...

Age-Appropriate Writing Skills for Preschoolers

During preschool years, children’s writing is messy and often illegible.  Your goal, as a parent, is to help your...

Teach the Letter Sounds to Your Preschooler at the Grocery Store

The grocery store, particularly the fruit and vegetable section, is a wonderful place to begin teaching your preschooler the...

Teach Your Young Child to Describe, Categorize, Classify, Compare, and Contrast Objects

Take the opportunity daily to expand your child’s language, by describing, categorizing, comparing and contrasting the things you see. ...

Use the Grocery Story to Teach Your Child to Read Words

You can help your child learn to read words by having your child help you shop at the grocery...

Is Your Third Grader at Risk for Reading Failure?

Red Flags That Indicate Your Third Grader Needs Reading Help: Does your child struggle to read grade level material?...

Reading Expressway Research

Research “Reading proficiently by the end of third grade (as measured by the NAEP at the beginning of fourth...

Reading Expressway Testimonials

Testimonials - Reading Strategies “Use of the Reading Expressway reading strategies increased our state test scores and helped my...