When your child signs up for Komodo English, they are provided with a great way to reinforce and practise the literacy skills they have been learning in school. However, there are lots more things that parents and carers can do to improve literacy skills that fall outside of Komodo's curriculum.
Generally, children with dyslexia have difficulties recognising the individual sounds (phonemes) that make up words. The brain differences created by dyslexia mean that children tend to see words as whole entities, and struggle to identify and manipulate the smaller sounds within each word.
Try to carve out some time in the daily schedule that is just for reading. If you are able to keep it quiet, relaxed and fun so much the better. When mustering enthusiasm for reading is hard work, make it a little more exciting by creating a reading 'den'
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There are, of course, thousands of alphabet themed toys, books and games aimed at children. But it's that little bit of extra involvement from parents that is the secret sauce in kids' successful learning.
Again, repetition is the only way to get those sight words cemented into the long term memory, and if you can make the method more fun and multi-sensory, kids are more likely to engage with the repetitive leg work that gets those words thoroughly learned.
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There are a range of educational approaches that can help overcome the challenges of this learning difference. At Komodo we’ll take on board your advice and assign a learning plan to meet the individual needs of your child.
We've taken our tried and tested maths app and reworked it to develop a comprehensive literacy learning programme, which offers Key Stage 1 and 2 children the opportunity to ignite a similar passion for learning English.
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