Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons (Paperback)
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With more than half a million copies in print, "Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons" is the definitive guide to giving your child the reading skills needed now for a better chance at tomorrow, while bringing you and your child closer together.Is your child halfway through first grade and still unable to read? Is your preschooler bored with coloring and ready for reading? Do you want to help your child read, but are afraid you ll do something wrong? "Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons" is a complete, step-by-step program that shows patents simply and clearly how to teach their children to read. Twenty minutes a day is all you need, and within 100 teaching days your child will be reading on a solid second-grade reading level. It's a sensible, easy-to-follow, and enjoyable way to help your child gain the essential skills of reading. Everything you need is here no paste, no scissors, no flash cards, no complicated directions just you and your child learning together. One hundred lessons, fully illustrated and color-coded for clarity, give your child the basic and more advanced skills needed to become a good reader.
About the Author
Siegfried Engelmann is a professor of education at the University of Oregon, and has written many books on teaching, including "Give Your Child a Superior Mind." He is the originator of Direct Instruction, the most successful approach to teaching, and he has developed more than thirty direct instruction programs. He has provided teaching demonstrations with a wide range of children -- consistently showing that they could learn much more than had been achieved with traditional teaching.
Haddox worked as a reading specialist before coming to the University of Oregon, where she is a teacher trainer and a project manager.
Bruner has pioneered training of teachers in direct instruction methods, and has worked at the University of Illinois on computer applications of direct instruction.