Sunday, January 8, 2017

Are Your Kids Using Too Much Digital Media?

           In a long, cold winter, there’s a whole lot of digital viewing going on!  Probably too much! The American Academy of Pediatrics recently changed their digital media standards for children. (You can read about the new guidelines on my blog ( Never underestimate the importance of human interaction! Why not send home a gift of Reading Bingo Games for students to practice decoding with their parents or older siblings in short, enjoyable sessions? Before bedtime, kids will get some individual extra practice that you simply cannot provide in your busy classroom. Reinforce your lessons, or send home games that specific children need to play. For extra reinforcement, a ½ price TpT site license makes it easy to send many copies home. A small cost for big rewards! Something different, something fun, something helpful for beginning/struggling readers in grades 1- 4, something short for busy parents! And… something to take them away from digital media! This is a win—win—win situation for students, parents, and their teachers! There are many Bingo games at my TpT Reading Spotlight Store. They are clear, simple, and easy to use. Here are just a few:

Learn to Read Bingo Bargain Bundle: Consonants, Blends, & Digraphs:

Reading Tutor Silent E

Reading Tutor Bingo—Reading Long Vowel Words

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