Reading Resources For Parents

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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Struggling Reader What May Be Missing

Struggling Reader? What May Be Missing

As simple as reading looks, it’s a complex skill that is vital to master in order to succeed in school and life. When children find themselves struggling with reading, it often breeds frustration in both them and their parents. It’s important to recognize when your child struggles with reading in

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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

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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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Summer Learning Activities to Keep Your Kids Engaged

Summer Learning Activities to Keep Your Kids Engaged

Summer break gives children a chance to explore their world and learn outside the classroom, so take the time to plan fun, engaging activities and make this summer memorable. Here are some fun summer learning activities: 1. The Public Library Summer Reading Program Ahh…there’s nothing like curling up with some

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Is Your Child a Kinesthetic Learner? 5 Strategies to Boost Learning

Is Your Child a Kinesthetic Learner? 5 Strategies to Boost Learning

Parents who take the time to understand their child’s primary learning style can help set them up for success both in and out of the classroom. Although children learn through a variety of senses, most have a primary learning style in which they absorb and retain information from one particular

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Is Your Child an Auditory Learner? 5 Strategies to Boost Learning

Is Your Child an Auditory Learner? 5 Strategies to Boost Learning

One way parents can help their children succeed, particularly during their Pre-K–6th grade years, is to discover their primary learning style. Once a parent understands their child’s main learning style, they are able to provide valuable tools to help them learn. Most children learn through a variety of senses, yet

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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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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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Parent Resources

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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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

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4 Tips to Teaching Your Child to Read

So, you’ve been reading to your child and have decided to dive in and start teaching them to read themselves. You see them pointing at and sounding out words, asking questions, and leaning over to look at the page while you weave your stories. But actually starting the process of

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