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Main Idea and Note Taking Tips for Parents

by Joan Sedita | 1 | 0 Comments

In August, The International Dyslexia Association (IDA) published in Dyslexia Connection: A Parent Newsletter an article I wrote for parents titled “Helping Your Child with Main Idea and Note Taking Skills”.

The article includes suggestions for how parents can help their children develop categorizing and main idea skills. It also presents an overview of the two-column note format that students can use when they are reading for homework.

Also in August, Dyslexia Connection included a helpful article about learning vocabulary titled “Skimming the Surface or Diving Deep? Morphology and Vocabulary” by Gail Venable.

Visit Parent Membership at the IDA website for information about receiving future editions of Dyslexia Connection for parents.

Joan Sedita

Joan Sedita is the founding partner of Keys to Literacy and author of the Keys to Literacy routines. She is an experienced educator, nationally recognized speaker and teacher trainer. She has worked for over 35 years in the literacy education field and has presented to thousands of teachers and related professionals at schools, colleges, clinics, and professional conferences.

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