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Help Your Child To Read Better
April 16 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pmFree
What –and why — all Black parents need to know about helping their children with reading
Using proper methods to teach children how to read has been called “the civil rights issue of our time.” Too many schools are teaching reading incorrectly and Black and Hispanic children are being hurt by this at a much higher level than white or Asian children. In addition, Black and Hispanic children’s reading achievement has been impacted much more by the pandemic. According to The Dallas Morning News, reading scores fell almost twice as much for Black and Hispanic students as they did for white and Asian students on the most recent MAP tests.
Now, Black parents can do something about that. On Saturday, April 16, developmental psychologist Irene Daria, Ph.D., author of Steps to Reading, will give a presentation at Pan- African Connection on how parents can easily help their children learn to read so that no child ever again will need to be victim of a bad reading curriculum.
You will receive:
• Step-by-step instructions on how to teach:
o The most frequently used sight words
• Fun and engaging worksheets
• Phonics Bingo and board games
• Online activities
• Guides to phonics stories the children can read.
Pan-African Connection, 4466 S. Marsalis Ave., https://www.panafricanconnection.com
See these articles for information on how Black students have been hurt by their curriculums in their schools:
How reading instruction fails Black and Brown children (from Forbes and this was BEFORE the pandemic)
The pandemic made things worse…
Dallas’s declining reading scores.
Below excerpt is from: