Helen Heron has dedicated herself to preparing students to be confidant and successful. Ms. Heron taught high school in Livermore, CA for thirty-five years. She helped develop the Honors and Gate curricula, served as the Social Studies Curriculum Liaison, and Area Chairperson. Ms. Heron is a graduate of Pomona College, Claremont, California, received
her teaching credentials from the University of California at Berkeley, and her Masters of
Education from Holy Names College in Oakland, California.
Upon her retirement in 1998, she was named “Teacher of the Millennium” by PROMPT (Protagonists Requiring
Observance of the Millennium’s Punctual Turning).
Ms. Heron has served as the San Diego Mensa Gifted Children’s Coordinator and as a member of the Mensa National Gifted Children’s Committee. She has made presentations all over the world, including The Hague, Netherlands, Hong Kong and at the World Conference on Gifted and Talented Children in Orlando, Florida.
Today Ms. Heron continues to publish on various topics including The Study Skills Sequence for Teachers and the Study Skills Sequence for Students.
Helen Heron can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Good silent reading affects reading comprehension and learning. Having the skills to read without speaking out loud, under one’s breath, stopping and starting is necessary to grasp the meaning of a passage, versus individual words. Having good oral reading skills (see Oral Reading by Helen H. Heron); reading out loud, creating a flow of words is an essential skill set to have before silent reading
Word pronunciation is the human ability to enunciate or articulate sounds, words and sentences when talking. This book will help students and adults with the basic parts of speech, the sounds of a language or phonemes, which are organized into words.
This is a free booklet to introduce alphabet letter names, to help children who are learning to read as letter sounds and writing. Many students learn to read in the first grade before they learn the names of all twenty-six letters.
Speech Is Sound Advice provides parents, teachers and other concerned professionals with surveys to evaluate skills and abilities, determine gaps, then implement proven solutions to improve your student's speech.