reading

At Learning Links, we empower children every day to build foundation skills for reading and spelling. So if you have students who are struggling with their literacy skills, we can help you better understand what the problem may be, so you can put the most appropriate interventions in place. Our Dyslexia webinar gives a great overview of exactly what Dyslexia is, what other challenges to Read more

It is undeniable that reading is important for a child’s development. It builds so many Read more

Morphology, also known as oral grammar, refers to the use of words and their parts or ‘morphemes’ (the smallest meaningful units of language). Grammatical morphemes apply meaning (and sometimes tense) to nouns, verbs, and Read more

Reading for Life The Reading for Life home program is an initiative to support parents and carers to deliver 15 specially designed reading sessions to help their child build important literacy skills - suitable for children in Primary School Grades 1 to 4. The program is currently being offered for FREE to Read more

There are lots of ways to build your child's vocabulary, and they don't need to be complicated. Vocabulary refers to the set of words that a child knows. Vocabulary can be split into two types: receptive vocabulary and expressive vocabulary. A child’s receptive vocabulary consists of the words the child understands when he/she hears or reads them. A child’s expressive vocabulary consists Read more

  Learning Links’ vision is a community where disadvantage and difficulties learning are no longer a barrier to a fulfilling life. The ‘Reading For Life Program’ is an evidence based program designed to target children in years 3-5 who are struggling and falling behind in their literacy development. Campbelltown Catholic Club is proud to partner with Learning Links by providing Read more

It may feel hard to find 20 minutes each day to read with your child, but the cost of not doing this is far too great. Children who read for just 20 minutes per day see 1.8 million words each year and have scores on standardised tests in the 90th percentile (because they have experienced so many words!). Compare this with the child who is reading for just 1 minute per day, they only see 8000 Read more

Learning to read is a complex task, and takes lots of time and practice. Here are some ideas for reading at home with your child to make it a productive and rewarding activity. Make reading sessions short It's ideal to give undivided attention when reading at home with your child. Short, regular sessions of about 10-20 minutes are better than having a long session once Read more