Reading Can Boost Your Children’s Development

Reading Can Boost Your Children's Development

When your child struggles with reading or reading comprehension, it can “rollover” into other areas of their education. Struggles with reading can even affect their playtime and extracurricular activities. Having good reading skills and comprehension is essential to your child and their success in everything they try. Too many children pass opportunities or fall behind […]

Early Childhood: Importance of Encouraging Children to Read

Encouraging Children to Read

Encouraging your child should start long before they enter school. Creating a love for reading can start very early in life by reading to your child each day. Children love to be read to because it gives them a chance to use their imagination. They might not know this because they are so young, but […]

Learning Process: Ways to Enhance the Learning Process in Children

Learning Process: Ways to Enhance the learning process in children

Helping your child find a way to love learning may not be as difficult as you think. Parents can change the way that their child feels about learning just by changing a few things about how and why they learn. Parents will be amazed at the changes they see in their children when implementing some […]

Tips to Help Kids to Improve Their Reading Skills

Tips to Help Kids to Improve Their Reading Skills

Reading is one of the most important skills that your child can develop. As their reading level increases, their vocabulary expands, and their ability to communicate their thoughts and feelings expands. Children who fall behind in reading experience difficulty in their school and home life because they also fall behind on communicating skills. Whether you […]

6 Tips to Teach Your Children Phonics

6 Tips to Teach Your Children Phonics

Learning to read starts with basic phonics skills. When parents get involved in teaching phonics at home, they can help contribute to reading progress. Phonics for kids can be integrated into daily life. For example, while driving in the car, a simple game of “I Spy” can help children begin to learn initial sounds—a basic […]

Energizing Breaks to Increase Your Child’s Reading Skills

Energizing Breaks to Increase Your Child's Reading Skills

Building strong reading skills sets children up for success in life, and at Read Smart we love seeing your kids succeed. One step you can take to help your children grow their reading skills is to provide energizing breaks during their reading time using these simple guidelines. What are Energizing Breaks? Energizing breaks are brief […]

Set Your Kids Up For Reading Success

Set Your Kids Up For Reading Success

Reading sounds so basic, but its value to the education process cannot be overstated. Here are a few things parents can do to give their kids a good reading foundation: BE A READER Let your children see you reading a variety of materials. When your children see you reading, they learn that reading is pleasurable, […]

Smart Fun for Kids: Educational Activities that Don’t Seem like Learning!

Smart Fun for Kids: Educational Activities that Don't Seem like Learning!

We all hope our children’s schools are providing a quality education, but parents know it’s not enough for kids to stop learning when they get off the bus. Still, it can be tough to convince them to do anything but play once school is out. Luckily, there’s no shortage of tricks to make learning fun […]

Brain Food Your Kids Need for Reading

Brain Food Your Kids Need for Reading

Brain food is not a myth, and a diet rich in fruits, vegetable, nuts and seafood will help your child to read smart and read well. While certain foods fuel the body for peak performance in athletic competitions, others fuel the brain to increase a child’s reading and learning capabilities dramatically. Learning to read the […]

Get Kids Reading With These Top Ten Tips

Get Kids Reading With These Top Ten Tips

One of the best things you can do for your child’s learning is to regularly share stories with him or her. The simple act of reading isn’t just about helping your offspring nod off at night. Reading aloud has a myriad of advantages, including: Building a bond between you and your child while creating special […]