How to Use Graphic Organizers to Improve Reading Comprehension, Writing, Listening, Note Taking, and Study Skills

educationandbehavior.com A graphic organizer provides learners with a visual representation of information, concepts, or ideas.  Graphic organizers are often used to help children understand what they are reading or to organize information in order to report it, such as through … Continue reading

Reading Comprehension Strategies: Visualizing and Verbalizing

educationandbehavior.com Visualizing and Verbalizing (V/V) is a strategy, created by Nanci Bell, an expert in the treatment of language and literacy disorders, for parents and educators to utilize with children (or adults) who have trouble with reading comprehension. Many readers … Continue reading

Reading Comprehension Strategies: Chunking, Monitoring, Listening

educationandbehavior.com This article discusses how chunking, monitoring, and listening strategies help improve reading comprehension. Chunking means to to break up text that may be too long or difficult for a child, into manageable sections or “chunks.” Chunking helps students organize … Continue reading

Strategies for Reading Comprehension: Making Connections

educationandbehavior.com For students to understand what they are reading, it is very helpful for them to learn how to make connections between the text and their own knowledge and experiences. Making connections while reading helps the reader monitor his own … Continue reading