Reading Resources For Parents

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

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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

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Reading Skills

How To Improve 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

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Struggling Reading

Ways to Help Students Struggling in 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

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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

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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

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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 Skills

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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Parent Resources

How to Encourage Kids to Have Good Reading Habits

Parents are always looking for ways to encourage their children to read more. Good reading habits are like any other skill that a child develops in the way that they must be nurtured. If you want to have a strong reader, you need to create ways to encourage reading each

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Help Your Children Understand What They Read

Help Your Children Understand What They Read

School is back in session, which means that children are going to be devoting time to reading as they complete their homework—whether that’s reading entire books, textbook chapters, or worksheet directions. Reading comprehension is essential to children feeling confident as they successfully tackle progressively harder assignments during the school year.

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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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