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.
Mother’s Day is around the corner! All moms and mother figures deserve to be showered with love and attention, but we know that even the best of us can drop the ball. Don’t worry — we’ve got your back!
Do you often ask, “How can I make my child pay attention when I try to teach the alphabet?”
Well, there are two main reasons why young children fail to pay attention when adults try to teach them about the alphabet. For some children, the task seems abstract — why learn all those letter names anyway?
From recruiters to engineers, and graphic designers to member experience associates, there are so many passionate people bringing #kidpoweredlearning to life here at HOMER. In this new series, we’ll introduce you to the team, one by one.
First up: Chris Gelles!
As March begins, teachers and parents across the country are bracing for another season of test prep in their public schools. Even kindergarten teachers feel pressure to show gains on early literacy assessments that prove their students are making progress on critical reading and math skills.
We spent a significant part of our careers in the New York City Department of Education and understand the importance of measuring student progress. As the creators of HOMER, we’re also passionate about keeping a child’s love of reading alive and well.