On Dec 28, 2009, at 10:26 PM, Mary Hickcox wrote:
He really wants to sit down and learn, not just talk about itMeredith said something wise in the forums on the Radical Unschooling
Something its important to know is that interest is not a sign of
If his brain isn't ready, he can't read, no matter what you or he
does. Just as a child may struggle one summer to ride a two wheeler
then get on the next summer and be riding within minutes.
Pam's idea is great. It would probably feel like reading progress --
and, if he's engaged, it would be adding something to his storehouse
to draw on when his brain is ready. Sandra put labels on lots of
things and then would mix them and her kids would put them back on
the right things.
There's a book Games For Reading that had some fun ideas.
If he's struggling and getting frustrated it would be kind to let him
know that maybe his brain isn't ready yet.
Is there something in particular that he's wanting to read?