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We'll start with the basics which kids are exposed to in kindergarten and first grade, and then move on through the years to the trickier elements that children are expected to tackle in fourth and fifth grade, towards the end of elementary school.

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All About Suffixes

A suffix is a letter or group of letters that can be added to the end of a word to change its meaning and make a new word.

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Why You Shouldn't be Afraid to Overrate Your Child

There's an important discussion to be had here about pervasive gender stereotypes and how they limit girls' ability to fulfil their potential. But there's another really important take-home for parents, regardless of their children's gender: Don't be afraid to overrate your child

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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.

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6 Ideas for Parents to Help Children With Dyslexia

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.

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Top Tips to Get Kids Interested in Reading

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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Fun Ways to Help Your Child Learn the Letters of the Alphabet

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.

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