reluctant readers

  1. Reluctant Reader: Importance of Narration

    Embed from Getty Images I am a Charlotte Mason fan. If you know anything about her, you know how much she stresses reading from "living" books and relying on narration. What are living books? We've discussed living books in previous posts. These are nonfiction books written with passion from an expert in his or her field. These are also fiction books written...
  2. Reluctant Readers: Finding the Right Book, Part One

    Reluctant Readers: Finding the Right Book, Part One
    This post covers working with the reluctant reader who can read, Reluctance? Not for these two! but doesn't enjoy it. Maybe even stronger than not enjoying, he really firmly dislikes reading. Now what? Do you make him read anyway? It isn't fun for him, so is it a battle you want to fight? My husband never understood how I could get so...
  3. Reluctant Readers: Not Unintelligent, Just Not Ready

    Reluctant Readers:  Not Unintelligent, Just Not Ready
    What is one of the first things homeschooling moms want to teach their children? How to read! Yes! So, Mom is ready, but is Joe? A lot has to happen for a child to be ready to read, and intelligence itself is a minor factor. It's more about development. Development and intelligence are not the same thing. We approached teaching...
  4. To Read Or Not To Read--Never the Question

      Are you back to school now that the holidays are over? Do you feel revived and recommitted to your homeschooling journey? Perhaps you added "read more" to your New Year's resolutions. Reading. I know you've heard the importance of reading stressed over and again, but that's because it is so very important. I mean Really Important. In the next...

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