Reading Resources For Parents

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

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Reading

Why Reading Is Important for Everyone

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

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At Home Learning Activities For Your Elementary Children

At Home Learning Activities for Your Elementary Aged 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

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Talking to Kids About Coronavirus

Talking to Kids About the 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

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Learning And Fun Over Spring Break

Learning and Fun over Spring Break

Spring break brings excitement to the hearts of children from coast to coast. Planning spring break activities ahead of time can create the opportunity for both fun and learning—so kids get the play time they desire, while keeping their minds sharp. At Read Smart, we help your child catch up,

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Know your child's learning style

The Importance of Knowing Your Child’s Learning Style

The Importance of Knowing Your Child’s Learning Style As parents, we know our kids: their preferences, their dislikes, their habits, their desires. And gaining understanding of their specific learning style can enhance the way in which we teach them throughout their life, and help them master their school work and

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6 Signs Your Child Is Struggling in School - Now What

6 Signs Your Child Is Struggling in School; Now What?

Struggles. We all have them. And children are no exception. But when a child struggles in school, it can be particularly difficult on them. It can impact not only their education, but also their self-esteem. At Read Smart, we understand how frustrating it can be when a child struggles in

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Fighting Focus - 6 Tips to Improve Focus in Your Kids

Fighting Focus? 6 Tips to Improve Focus in Your Kids

Frustration, procrastination, and low self-esteem can be signs your child is struggling with focus issues. Whether they have been diagnosed with ADD or ADHD or not, their lack of focus is a signal they need some help. The good news is that uncovering the need for strategies to overcome is

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Educational Holiday Vacation Activities

Educational Holiday Vacation Activities

Your child’s holiday vacation from school creates space to continue learning—at home. With purposeful activities planned, you can keep the vacation time filled with exciting new experiences that keep your child learning, even while they are having fun! One way to plan ahead for some holiday fun is to engage

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STEAM Learning vs STEM Learning

STEAM Learning vs. STEM Learning

The world needs more creative problem solvers. It’s one thing to get a college degree in science, math, or engineering. It’s another thing to produce fruitful solutions by integrating concepts with creative, practical results. What do results have to do with the hot topic of STEM vs STEAM learning for

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Parent Resources

Talking to Kids About Coronavirus

Talking to Kids About the 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

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10 Family Resolutions for the New Year

10 Family Resolutions for the New Year

The New Year is a time for new beginnings. It’s a time for families to come together, celebrate the year that was, and commit themselves to a year ahead filled with growth, rewarding time in one another’s company and resolutions of other kinds. Here are 10 resolutions that will help

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9 Tips to Prevent a Summer Reading Slide

9 Tips to Prevent a Summer Reading Slide

Momentum in learning is essential. Ask any teacher how tough it is to reengage kids in the learning process at the beginning of each new school year, and you’ll begin to see the importance of summer reading. Understandably, kids need a break from the rigors of school during the summer,

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