Hello! My name is Patricia Debole. I founded wavybrains.com with the goal of sharing over two decades of teaching experience with students, parents, and other educators. In today’s world of standardized test preparation, I believe that it’s more important than ever to instill a true love of learning in children of all ages.
In my last post, I talked about how to help your children make predictions about a book based on the book’s title and its cover picture. When we predict, we can only make our best guesses based on evidence (in this case, the title of the book and the picture on the...read more
Before reading a book to your children or having them read one to you, you can ask your children to predict what the book will be about. Why is it important to make predictions as we read? It helps us stay interested in the book to motivate us to want to read more. It...read more
Reading is one of the most important activities that you can do with your children at home. Not only does it build your relationship with your children, but it helps them to learn essential life skills. In today’s post, I'll cover five concepts that you can focus on...read more