This episode is SO GOOD! Today I have with me Megan McNulty. She is the founder of The Tiny Tutor, which is a home learning system developed by a tiny mama (She’s just over four feet 11 inches!) She guides parents on how to support their children’s early reading, writing, and math developments.
I have been following Megan on Instagram for quite some time now. I am so excited that she agreed to be on the podcast with me. She is a seasoned private tutor and certified educational specialist with over 20 years of experience. She has amazing ideas and so much energy. I’ve used her content with my students and my own children. I can’t wait for her to share with us a little bit about her educational background, because she has done an amazing job combining her passion for acting and education! You might have even seen her on the TV show This is Us!
She is going to give my listeners a special coupon code for 25% off! You can head over to The Tiny Tutor and use the CODE 25off to get 25% off boxes PLUS free shipping. All the materials delivered to your door and then you get all of your tutorial links emailed to you when you order. You can start watching the videos when you’re waiting for your priority mail shipment to come!
(2:13) Meet my guest, Megan! Find out about Megan’s educational backfround and her experience related to literacy!
(4:40) Find out how The Tiny Tutor began!
(7:56) TIP ALERT! What do you do if your child asks you how to spell a word?
(8:27) Parents! You are your child’s first teacher. Own that.
(9:22) Emergent Level Reading Materials! Megan explains the curriculum she’s created for children ages 2-5.
(14:36) Let’s talk about Sight Words!
(17:56) Slow Down! Tiny steps have big effects!
(18:20) TOP TIPS! Find out Megan’s top tips for building early reading competence for parents and for kids.
(24:15) STOP! When frustration sets in, stop and play or have a snack.
(26:30) How to start “creeping in” the learning.
(29:10) All learning is functional!
(30:45) Find out Megan’s all-time favorite children’s books!
(34:00) SPECIAL OFFER! Megan is offering listeners a special coupon code for 25% off! You can head over to The Tiny Tutor and use the CODE 25off to get 25% off boxes PLUS free shipping.
(35:37) My top takeaways from this episode!
Brown Bear, Brown Bear by Bill Martin Jr.
Chicka, Chicka, Boom, Boom by Bill Martin Jr.
Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise brown
The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt
Hope for the Flowers by Trina Paulus
It Looked Like Spilt Milk by Charles Shaw
Tiny Tutor Curriculum – Tricks, tools & strategies for early reading & math development from a tiny mamma who’s also a seasoned private tutor.
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