Want to improve your child’s reading? Try the Dyad Reading Method.
One of the most important things parents can do, other than to help their children grow up healthy and happy, is to help them develop excellent reading skills. Children’s ability to learn to read directly affects their performance in school and also how successful they are throughout their lives. Children can access the knowledge of the world when they learn to read well.
Everyone has heard the proverb “Practice makes perfect.” It is true that engaged reading practice is a powerful contributor to development of accuracy, fluency, and a high level of understanding of what is read. Lower-achieving children read three times less often than higher-achieving children (Allington, 1977, 1980, 1983, 1984; Allington & McGill-Frazen, 1989). Nothing motivates children to read like knowing how to read.
One effective way parents can read with their children to improve reading skills is to use the Dyad reading method. The procedure is simple:
If you would like to see Dyad reading in action, Granite School District has created a YouTube video demonstrating this method. Check it out here.