The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

Life!

July 25, 2012

Another lazy summer derailed

Students de-board Energy Express with filled minds, satisfied tummies

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Learning boost

Give your child a learning boost with these boredom-beating tips from Janet Smith, lifelong educator and reading instructor

— Go to the library regularly with your children and help them select books on their own level.

— Each evening, allow your child to read to you and/or you to them. “They not only enjoy the attention, but you will raise their reading level,” says Smith.

— Make reading a game. Have your children read labels to you from products in the home, or let them read a recipe to you while you cook.

— Act out, not up with a game of charades, allowing your children to dramatize words appropriate to their ages.

 

 

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