Update about the boys
Here is a “brain dump” about what I’ve been doing with my little boys, ages 4.5 and 2 months. I will refer to them as H. (the older) and E. (the younger). H’s […]
Are child development experts getting it wrong?
I just came across this Psychology Today blog by Richard Gentry, author of Raising Confident Readers: How to Teach Your Child to Read and Write — from Baby to Age 7. He poses […]
Could you teach your baby to read?
Is your reaction, “If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is”? I claim that you can teach your baby, toddler, or preschooler to read–probably. What do you say to that? […]
Essay on Baby Reading
I started teaching my little boy to read beginning at 22 months, and by age four, he was decoding text (reading, in that sense) quite fluently at the sixth grade level, or above. […]