How to get kids to read more in 2023

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For avid bookworms, a new year means another 365 days of discovering new stories! But for other kids, reading is not at the top of their agenda. Here are some fun ways to help encourage your child to be a keen reader in 2023 and beyond.

How to Help Kids With Homework

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Helping your child with their homework is an opportunity to connect with them and improve their chances of academic success. As a parent, you can reinforce concepts taught in the classroom and nurture good study habits. Helping with homework shows your child that you believe their education is important.

How To Encourage Kids To Practice Reading Aloud

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Reading aloud to children is incredibly beneficial—it boosts vocabulary, builds a love of reading, and creates a stronger bond between adult and child, but did you know that having your child read aloud is also beneficial? Once a child becomes a fluent reader (can read smoothly without pausing to decode each sound/word consciously), practicing reading aloud can boost confidence and self-esteem, comprehension, reading stamina, and even a love of reading. Here are a few fun ways to encourage your child to read aloud.

How to Help Your Child Transition to a New School

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Like most other transitions, moving can be tough on kids—especially if they are moving to a new community. Meeting new people, switching schools, and making new friends can be stressful. It can even cause anxiety and depressive symptoms if kids are not supported throughout the process.

10 Tips To Help Your Kids Learn to Read

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Did you know reading can change your life? We’re not just saying that because we’re librarians—it’s true! Research proves that children who are good readers are more likely to go further in school, have a higher income and be happier and healthier throughout life.

Teaching Students with Special Needs

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Prepare to teach the students with special needs you may have in your classroom using these suggestions and guidelines for accommodating and modifying your lessons to meet the needs of everyone. New teachers will find this resource particularly valuable. Includes examples of traits various types of special needs students may exhibit along with strategies to help your special needs students be successful.

6 Quick Tips to Get Kids Reading

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As a parent, you know that learning to read helps your child’s academic success. That’s not the only reason to encourage your child to read — reading is one of the great joys in anyone’s life. That, in and of itself, is a reason to encourage your child to read! Keep reading for our tips on how you can encourage your child to love books.