Why is Reading Important to Children and How to Start?

Why is reading important to children and how to start?

Reading is the single most important skill for your child to master. Reading unlocks every other school subject, and when they master reading, they have the ability to excel in anything else that they wish to explore. Helping your child learn to read better is not as difficult as you may expect. A few changes […]

Strategies for Highly Effective Reading Skills for Kids

Strategies for Highly Effective Reading Skills for Kids

Helping your child build excellent reading skills is not as difficult as you may think. Parents will discover that it is more about how you approach reading and reading time than making reading time mandatory. Kids will learn to love to read when they love the entire reading experience. Top Strategies For Building Reading Skills […]

How to Encourage Strong Reading Habits for Children

How to Encourage Strong Reading Habits for Children

It is a fact that some children do not like to read. Most parents, however, would be stunned why their children do not like to read. Children do not like to read if: * They think that it is a chore or mandatory * They think it is a punishment * The subject is something […]

How To Improve Reading Skills

Reading Skills

Reading is one of the most important skills that you will learn when you are young. Just like with any skill or talent, you can improve your skills with practice. However, knowing how to practice a skill to get the most from your practice is the key to success. 5 Tips For Improving Your Child’s […]

Ways to Help Students Struggling in Reading

Struggling Reading

When your child struggles with their reading skills, they can suffer in many other areas as well. It is harder for them to excel at any subject in school when they have difficulty reading the lessons. They may also shy away from some extracurricular activities because they are self-conscious about their reading skills. Many children […]

Ways To Improve Reading Comprehension

Ways To Improve Reading Comprehension

Ways To Improve Reading Comprehension Reading comprehension is a learned skill. As children advance in school and their reading level increases, comprehension can sometimes be a struggle. This is especially true in large classroom settings where children may not get as much individualized attention that they need. Parents who are concerned about their children’s reading […]

Benefits of Reading Skills in Communication for Children

Benefits of Reading Skills in Communication for Children

Parents and teachers both talk about the importance of good reading skills. The focus of having good reading skills is to excel in other areas of study. Many parents and teachers often encourage children to learn to read well when they are young because it also enhances their imagination and creativity. One of the overlooked […]

Why Reading Is Important for Everyone

Reading Skills

Why Reading Is Important for Everyone Reading is one of the most important things that you can do at any stage of your life. When you first learn to read, you open your mind to all the possibilities that life has to offer. Reading stories allows you to expand your knowledge and your world. Even […]

At Home Learning Activities for Your Elementary Aged Children

At Home Learning Activities For Your Elementary Children

Home Learning Activities School isn’t the only place children can learn. At home learning creates lifelong memories and equips your children for success. Reading together at home can strengthen your relationship as well as your child’s reading skills. At Read Smart, we understand the struggle parents face when their child has reading difficulties. That’s why […]

Talking to Kids About the Coronavirus

Talking to Kids About Coronavirus

Kids worry more when they’re kept in the dark Article by Rachel Ehmke with the Child Mind Institute. Original Article News of the coronavirus COVID-19 is everywhere, from the front page of all the papers to the playground at school. Many parents are wondering how to bring up the epidemic in a way that will […]