literacy

A child is reading a book

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.

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Reading with children

Guest post by Alicia Wieser with The Parenting Journal

We know reading with our children is critical, but did you know that there are specific ways to read with your child that improve your child’s future academic skills? A new study shows that a specific type of reading – explicitly “quality reading” – leads children to have better reading skills and literacy skills in kindergarten than those children who do not engage in this “quality reading.”

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