We have approximately 36541313654 pencils in this house, and 0 of them have erasers.
Here's the clip I mentioned yesterday. Check out the news spot, and then the product!
Elaine Meyers, founder of READS Homework Helper, was BEN-FM's "Woman of the Week"!
UPDATE: The contest will end at 8:00am on Jan 31, 2011. Shortly after that time, a random winner will be chosen. Good luck!
If you've been following Crib Notes for even a short time, you know I'm not a big fan of Giveaways and crazy contests. This product, on the other hand, is awesome enough that I had to break my own rules :)
Really Easy And Dynamic Strategies, or READS, is a self-proclaimed Homework Helper. This reading education tool is truly a one-of-a-kind in the marketplace.
Unlike other programs, this kit is a one-time purchase; you don't need to buy books, or gear, or anything else that you don't already own. (As long as you have a child at home, you're all set :) )
Although it's designed for K-4th graders, it can be used for children who are not yet reading, and the question cards can be used as discussion points for any age reader.
My older son is 4, so he's just getting into some sight words, not nearly reading, but I still used some of the tools with him. He has great reading comprehension (or listening comprehension, I suppose, as I'm the one who's reading). After reading a book to him, we used some of the cards and his comprehension really did show through. HE was most interested in the Magic Finger, but I like the insight I got-- which is unusual since he's unable to really articulate that at this point.
I really like the Speedy Speller dictionary and quick reference guide also. I can see that being a great "cheat sheet"! There are so many cool components but, as the Reading Rainbow guy says, you don't have to take my word for it!
Check out Homework Helpers full site, find them on Facebook, and then comment below with the age of your child(ren) and the feature you like the most. Then you'll be entered to win your very own FREE Homework Helper Kit!
P.S. How much do you LOVE Henry Hopper?!
RULES: You must visit the site, Like their facebook page, and leave a comment HERE with your favorite feature and the age of your child. Thanks :)
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