Read stories to your children and sooner or later you will see those tales woven into the children’s play. Legends, myths and folktales provide some of the most fertile ground for playing pretend. Additionally, the international treasury of stories from these genres forms an intriguing portal to a lifetime interest in cultural geography.
Over the past 13 years I have been through an incredible journey with my four dyslexic children. It has been more of an adventure than I ever imagined I would have as a mother... And it gives us the knowledge that it IS possible for those who battle with dyslexia to eventually overcome their struggles and be very successful.
I was suspicious that something might be “wrong” with my 4 year old son when he could not recognize the letters of the alphabet or say their sounds, regardless of how many times we went over it, or what games we played with letters.
I go a bit overboard with spelling because I am such a bad speller myself. I thought spell check would always be there for me but it isn't. Not learning how to spell correctly has been one of my biggest regrets year to date. It has been the source of embarrassment to me countless times. Take it from me: Learn to spell!
The Good & the Beautiful curriculum is designed to foster a true love of learning while teaching strong and advanced academics. The images and artwork, the exercises and assignments, and the literature used are all designed to connect children to the good and the beautiful: family, God, high moral character, and the wonders and beauty of nature and human life.