Reading with Dr. Seuss: From Easiest to Hardest

Reading with Dr. Seuss: From Easiest to Hardest

I LOVED reading Dr. Seuss books when I was a kid reading them over and over again.  I couldn’t wait for the day when my own children could finally read all those wonderful Dr. Seuss books from my childhood.  I learned very quickly though that Dr. Seuss books are not...

Learning to read with Dyslexia

Learning to read in English would be so easy for kids with Dyslexia if all similar-sounds were spelled the same. They aren’t. English is so hard to learn and has so many unfair and horrible spelling rules! Ugggh! Many of us just read naturally. We understand that...

Phonemic Awareness Explained

  To be ready to read, a child not only needs to know the letters of the alphabet but also must be aware that his or her own speech is made up of segments that differ from letters. These segments are called phonemes. I will try not to use too much teacher jargon in...

October is Dyslexia Awareness Month

This October is National Dyslexia Awareness Month, and PRIDE Learning Centers is helping to spread the word! Did you know that Dyslexia is estimated to affect some 20-30 percent of our population? This means that more than 2 million school-age children in the United...