September 12, 2019

I've written a lot of stuff over the years related to teaching reading. I've noticed a push lately to discuss how teachers aren't really taught in teacher school how to actually teach reading based on research. I think I'll start sharing some of my writing and some links. To start it off, here is a Quora response of mine to the question "What are the best ways to tea...

October 28, 2018

I recently started teaching Chinese children via VIPKID . It is easy and fun and pays well! I’ve enjoyed it very much, but even better, it has made me a better tutor. I’ve had an online course at Udemy (You Can Teach Your Child to Read Very Successfully!) for a long time and now I know just how bad it is! With what I’ve learned at VIPKID, I’m almost embarrassed by my...

January 20, 2016

Below is T.R. Sebastien's response to a question at Quora about teaching your child to read.  I have very strong beliefs on why, but loved Tee's answer and wanted to share it on my blog.  Tee blogs at Grow Brilliant so check it out!




Reading is so important. Reading helps you become a better writ...

January 8, 2016

This blog post is exclusively an article by Rebekah Kogelschatz.  The source URL is included at the end of the article.  An excellent article I could not have written better myself!


"Reading is the foundation of all learning." — Secretary of Education Margaret Spelling

As a former teacher of children with learning diffi...

December 23, 2015

This blog post will be analysis of the image below.




There really isn't a lot of analysis to be done on this image now that I think about it.  If your child reads, the likelihood of great success is enhanced.  If your child doesn't read, the likelihood of reading success will go down considerably.  


There are certain things I've seen in my life that drive...

December 23, 2015