'Your Baby Can Read' ... Really?

Many parents want to have all-star children who mark their territory at the head of the class. But if they're spending lots of money to get them there, they might as well just throw their cash away, "Today" reports. Ads for Your Baby Can Rea...Babies are memorizing, not reading, experts say of Your Baby Can Read kids.

British Teachers Told To Drop the "i Before e" Rule

There are 1,100 ways to spell the 44 sounds in the English language. Image: sxc.hu
Recently, while helping my 8-year-old with her homework, I realized that in many ways, learning math is just like learning to spell. Except that math is a heck of ...

See Me Read at home literacy program

Children who start school with absolutely no reading skills are at a considerable academic disadvantage, even at the kindergarten level. One way to help is to give your child a head start at home. See Me Read is a simple and basic literacy program ...

Learning to 'read': little Mr. Know-it-all

Now that Everett's learned the alphabet song (age: 3 yrs, 2 mos) and how to spell his name (age: 3 yrs, 4 mos), he's starting to sort-of-pretend-to start reading. His brand of reading, naturally, is mostly memorization and creativity. For instance, h...


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