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Give Your Child a 2 – 4 Year Reading & Writing Advantage Today

February 24th, 2010 2010-02-24T20:50:03+00:00 2010-02-24T20:50:03+00:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

“FACT – Some Parents Are Giving Their Children A 2 To 4 Year Learning Advantage In Reading, Writing And Math In Just 20 Minutes A Day!” The alarming realization that your child is struggling at school, followed by frustration of not knowing why, and the “is there anything you can do about it” often leads […]

How to Improve Reading and Memory Skills and Still Have Fun

January 7th, 2010 2015-01-24T00:58:25+00:00 2010-01-07T19:44:54+00:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

What can you do during the winter weather to help your kids improve their skills? This question is a frequent one for me. Parents are always interested in helping their kids, but it is sometimes hard to stay motivated, especially during the winter months. The following activities work well with all kids, whether they have […]

Does My Child Have Dyslexia?

December 16th, 2009 2017-02-16T01:21:04+00:00 2009-12-16T19:11:46+00:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

So many parents ask me that question. I get that question from parents that homeschool as well as those that don’t. Sometimes I even get that question from parents of gifted children. Yes, even gifted children can and often do have areas of perception that aren’t working as efficiently as they should and could and […]

Reading Help & Phonics Help for Older Students

November 18th, 2009 2017-02-16T01:27:18+00:00 2009-11-18T18:13:27+00:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Hi there, I recently found you on the web and just watching your vids, I’m VERY interested. To wit: I’m homeschooling my 16 year old nephew who has been diagnosed ADHD and dyslexic. With the phonics reading materials I’ve found on the net and at my local library, I can only find elementary school age […]

B & D Reversals Are Causing Spelling Problems – What Do I Do?

October 29th, 2009 2009-10-29T13:29:47+00:00 2009-10-29T13:29:47+00:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Ashlea S. writes: We have a 7 year old who is in second grade and is having a difficulty spelling. Her spelling used to be great and she didn’t have a problem with it until this year. She wants to write her b’s as d’s and her d’s as b’s. It’s become very difficult to […]

Reading Help – Reading & Listening Comprehension: Comprehension Zone Review

October 20th, 2009 2015-01-24T00:58:25+00:00 2009-10-20T11:08:40+00:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Bonnie Terry Learning – Review of The Comprehension Zone: Rocket Rap This review is difficult for me to write because this product had such a dramatic and positive effect for one of our children.  It has been an answer to prayer, a break-through for our child who has struggled with auditory comprehension for years.  I am […]

Is There a Way to Help Your Child Improve Their Skills?

September 25th, 2009 2017-02-16T01:21:03+00:00 2009-09-25T13:07:36+00:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Do you wonder if there is a way to help your child improve their reading skills? Listen to what Sara Hathaway had to say about the difference Bonnie Terry’s Products made with her son. Hope this is helpful. Bonnie Terry, M. Ed., BCET

Dyslexic, LD, ADHD, & Gifted Kids Improve Comprehension Skills By Game Playing

September 24th, 2009 2015-01-24T00:58:25+00:00 2009-09-24T16:04:19+00:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Kids with dyslexia, LD, and ADHD are not the only ones that struggle with reading comprehension. Even gifted kids have been known to struggle with reading comprehension. How many times have your kids re-read the same pages in their textbook, searching for the answers? Your kids may have even flung their book down or at […]

Teaching Reading: The Short Vowels to Dyslexics, ADHD, & Homeschooling Kids

August 3rd, 2009 2015-01-24T00:59:06+00:00 2009-08-03T17:24:54+00:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Teaching reading has a variety of things involved with it. One critical area is in the phonemic awareness area and auditory processing. Kids need to learn the sounds, including the vowel sounds. The short vowel sounds for the short ‘e’ and the short ‘i’ are very close to each other. This makes them hard for […]

Boost Your Child’s Skills Even If They Are Dyslexic

July 30th, 2009 2009-07-30T13:22:07+00:00 2009-07-30T13:22:07+00:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

How many words did you know when you started school? Research shows that top-quartile children have a 7,000-word vocabulary, while lowest-quartile students know only 3,000 words. For Title I students, this gap widens as children get older, interfering with comprehension and classroom success. So, with this in mind, an easy step to boosting your child’s […]

Developmental Dyslexia

July 6th, 2009 2016-02-25T00:15:11+00:00 2009-07-06T12:14:19+00:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Hi Bonnie, Thank you for your time the other day.  I looked over the report from my son’s testing.  They diagnosed him with Developmental Dyslexia. There are signs of it as being inherited, but not at the level he has, as far as we know. I am not sure what exactly you mean by “underlying cause”.  Could you […]

Developmental Dyslexia? What Can You Do?

July 3rd, 2009 2017-02-16T01:17:45+00:00 2009-07-03T12:52:39+00:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

I had a call from a concerned parent a few days ago – Angie – her son was diagnosed with developmental dyslexia. She was wondering what she could do to help her son. After directing her to some information I realized many of you would also like access to the information. So here is is. […]

Adults with Dyslexia

June 30th, 2009 2009-06-30T12:44:39+00:00 2009-06-30T12:44:39+00:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

I just received a question regarding using the products in the Reading Pack: Five Minutes to Better Reading Skills, Making Spelling Sense & Making Spelling Sense II and Ten Minutes to Better Study Skills.  Here is the question: The Bonnie Terry Reading Pack – is this pack recommended for me? I am 39 years old […]

Spelling, Reading Fluency, and Visual Processing

June 18th, 2009 2009-06-18T17:28:15+00:00 2009-06-18T17:28:15+00:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Hello, I’m interested in a couple of your products.  Regarding the Spelling Sense book 1, what ages is this appropriate for?  How are the words arranged and how many do you give weekly?  I have tried a word family approach with my 9 year old  ( just turned 9).  He’ll do fine for that week […]

My daughter didn’t qualify for an IEP…Can we do 504 Plan due to her reading fluency problems?

June 11th, 2009 2017-02-16T01:23:44+00:00 2009-06-11T10:08:52+00:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Dear Bonnie, I have a 16- year old sophomore (homeschooled all her life) who is very bright and compliant. However I had suspected for some time that there was some sort of processing or automaticity problem because of her reading. After testing with a local public high school a reading fluency deficiency was noted in […]

Tips for improving sentence writing and grammar

May 29th, 2009 2009-05-29T18:04:23+00:00 2009-05-29T18:04:23+00:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

When I am working with a student who needs help learning how to write a sentence, to improve his sentence writing or to improve his grammar the first thing I do is pull out my Sentence Zone game. This is because it is a hands on game with color-coded cards.  Their retention of what I’m […]

My son is 8 and has really struggled with learning. What do I do? Where should I start?

May 27th, 2009 2015-02-04T23:17:52+00:00 2009-05-27T11:03:55+00:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

I have read the free ebook and reviewed the books and kits you have for sale.  Does the kit with the five books cover all learning disabilities.  I see that the one book helps identify the problem area(s).  My son is 8 and has really struggled with learning and he really has a desire to […]

Reading Comprehension Problems? Learn the 3 Causes

May 21st, 2009 2015-01-24T01:21:42+00:00 2009-05-21T15:31:22+00:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Whether you have dyslexia, a learning disability, ADHD, or are just struggling with reading comprehension, it is due to one, two, or all three causes of comprehension. Understanding the underlying cause of the comprehension problem is important because you do different things to address the different problems. So, view the video to understand the causes […]

How to Improve Reading in 5 Minutes a Day

May 20th, 2009 2009-05-20T16:01:51+00:00 2009-05-20T16:01:51+00:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Can this really be done? Yes, it really just takes 5 minutes a day to improve reading skills. Research has shown that short quick sessions that last only 5 minutes does improve reading fluency tremendously. Cecil Mercer, a researcher from the University of Florida, published his results from his study Effects of Fluency Intervention for […]

Reading Help: Is Your Child Overwhelmed with Too Much Text on a Page?

May 14th, 2009 2016-02-25T00:46:54+00:00 2009-05-14T17:15:15+00:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

I’m so excited…just posted my first video answering, “What do you do when your child is overwhelmed by the text on a page?” Hope you enjoy the video. See it here: More on solutions to the 3 roadblocks to reading success.

New Study Suggests Writing Disorders Are Just as Common as Reading Disabilities

May 4th, 2009 2016-02-25T00:45:40+00:00 2009-05-04T16:47:07+00:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

This study was just reported on … thought you would be interested… May 1, 2009 (WLS) — Many parents know about reading disabilities such as dyslexia. But there has been little research into writing disabilities. Now a new study suggests writing disorders are just as common as reading disabilities and are most likely to affect […]

Learning: Why Do Our Kids Need To Practice or Prepare?

April 2nd, 2009 2015-01-24T00:58:25+00:00 2009-04-02T18:59:07+00:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

I just got back from a 3 day seminar that I had spent the past two months getting ready for. In fact, I arrived two days early so I could spend more time preparing for it – so that I would be able to get the most out of the seminar. The gentleman who sat […]

Question about The Comprehension Zone Game: Reading Comprehension

March 30th, 2009 2015-01-24T00:58:25+00:00 2009-03-30T06:51:27+00:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Hi Bonnie, I’d like to place an order for a product of yours, but I have not been able to locate any age or grade range for any of the items.  Can you tell me for whom the Comprehension Zone is appropriate? Thanks, Susan Taber Hi Susan, The Comprehension Zone can be used from 2nd […]

Questions regarding the LD Screening Tool

March 25th, 2009 2015-11-30T19:49:43+00:00 2009-03-25T14:51:51+00:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Order your LD Screening Tool here.   A little more info for you on the tool as stated by Linda Foster:   “In addition to providing the results with the underlying root cause of learning problems, the assessment  report offers specific actionable steps to take according to your students assessment.”     Order your LD […]

Live: The LD Screening Tool Has Arrived!

March 23rd, 2009 2015-11-30T19:29:17+00:00 2009-03-23T18:49:30+00:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Yes, it is here! Spring is here, the tulip tree is blooming as is the manzanita tree, daffodils, the wild violets…And the Learning Disability Screening Assessment has arrived!   You will now be able to have your child or student assessed and find the underlying root cause of their learning problems. You will know the […]

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