Slow, repetitious music helps your child’s brain development!

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Many top educational researchers recommend integrating music into phonological awareness instruction. These researchers recommend songs, and specifically rhyming songs, as an effective mechanism for building phonemic awareness with children in early childhood classrooms (Adams, Foorman, Lundberg & Beele. Building an understanding of the sounds within words must begin with an ability to discriminate similarities and differences in sounds. Not surprisingly, … Read More

The Sooner The Better

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The Sooner The Better Early Childhood Education, A Key To Life-Long Success Thomas Ehrlich and Ernestine Fu ContributorBarbara Milne “The sooner the better” is the perfect tag line for early childhood education. There is no magic bullet to ensure a lifetime of self-fulfillment in personal and career terms. But rigorous research shows that high-quality early childhood education is an extraordinarily … Read More

The #1 Way to Get Your Children to Respect your Words

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The #1 Way to Get Your Children to Respect your Words Even when children are very young, they can learn that what you say is important! So how do you give power to your words? First: Speak with a calm and pleasant voice. If you’re telling your child to stop something fun, be sure to give advanced notice. For example: … Read More

5 Ways to Teach the Alphabet – Teaching Mama

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Teaching Mama’s five ways to teach the alphabet are… Sing Songs – Best way to introduce your children to letters.  Her children love Barbara Milne’s Sounds Like Learning CD which has the ‘Alphabet Song’. Read ABC Books – Repetition in reading all types of alphabet books help children learn the sounds. Make Sand Paper Letters – Helps your child see how a … Read More