Reading Resources For Parents

Finish Your Child's School Year Strong

Finish Your Child’s School Year Strong

If you’ve noticed a decline in engagement as summer approaches and the school year winds to a close, you’re not alone. Staying focused whether the weather is nice and a break is just around the corner is a common challenge for students and often even more challenging for parents. Steps

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What is Your Child's Learning Style?

What is Your Child’s Learning Style?

Learning is not a one-size-fits-all process. Each child has a unique learning style. They process and understand information in a variety of ways. The following information discusses the general ways that most children learn and various aspects of each learning style. Visual Learners Visual learners process information through reading and

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7 Things You Should Commuicate to Your Child's Teacher

7 Things You Should Communicate to Your Child’s Teacher

Students are most successful in school when their parents and teachers collaborate on their education. You may have known that this includes teaching at home and helping with reading and homework, but did you know one of the most helpful things you can do is simply communicate with your child’s

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Reasons Why Your Child May Have Trouble Learning to Read

Reasons Why Your Child May Have Trouble Learning to Read

Learning to read can be a more complicated process for some children than others. If your child struggles with reading, talk to his or her teacher and express your desire and willingness to help. But while the support your child receives at home can have a huge impact on his

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How to Improve Reading In Your Child With ADHD

How to Help Your Child with ADD Improve Their Reading Skills

Reading can be a difficult activity for kids with ADHD since they often have trouble sitting still, staying focused and with other behaviors needed for reading. But it’s not impossible for your child to read, and certain steps can help. When you read with your child, you can help improve

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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

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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

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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

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Parent Resources

9 Helpful Tips for Parents of Visual Learners

9 Helpful Tips for Parents of Visual Learners

Parents desire to give their children every opportunity to succeed in life. One way to help them, particularly during their Pre-K–12th grade years is to understand what their learning style is and provide suitable tools to help them learn. Most children learn through a variety of sensory modalities, yet have

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10 Ways to Teach Your Children about Money

10 Ways to Teach Your Children about Money

One of the most crucial topics that parents need to discuss with their kids is money: namely, the importance of earning and saving it, and how to spend it thoughtfully. That information and those skills will serve them well for their entire lives. We know that that might seem like

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Ever Wonder What Learning Style Your Child Is?

Ever Wonder What Learning Style Your Child Is?

Have you ever noticed your child gravitating to learning by hearing, seeing, or participating in hands-on activities? Although most children learn from a combination of the three, each child has a primary learning style. Benefits of knowing your child’s learning style When you discover your child’s primary learning method, it

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