Sight words are vital for developing fluency in reading – and they can be the bane of a parent’s existence after the first flush of excitement of starting to learn to read settles down!
The pressure that comes with trying to keep up with the expectations for reading progress can get in the way of a child developing a love reading and all that comes with it.
In this episode, Lisa interview fellow Speech Pathologist and author of “The Essential Sight Words Guide For Parents”, Rachel Tosh.
Rachel and Lisa discuss some key (and simple) strategies to take the pressure down several notches when teaching children sight words and help to make reading easier and more enjoyable.
For more background and strategies inspiring early reading success at home, as mentioned in the interview, just click on the book image to purchase Rachel’s book “The Essential Sight Words Guide For Parents” . For further resources see www.speechparent.com.