Here you will find resources to assist your student in discovering the joy and importance of reading while providing you with ideas and guidance to support your student as they work to improve their reading skills while not at school. Enjoy the special time that reading with your child allows you. Dive In!
TumbleBooks are animated, talking picture books that have been created from existing picture books from well-known publishers and authors and converted to the TumbleBook format. Click on the image above to link to the website.
Reading Rocket brings the best research-based strategies to teachers, parents, administrators, librarians, childcare providers, and anyone else involved in helping a young child become a strong, confident reader. Their goal is to bring the reading research to life — to spread the word about reading instruction and to present "what works" in a way that parents and educators can understand and use.
Reading to children has been repeatedly shown to improve their reading, writing and communication skills, logical thinking, concentration and general academic aptitude… as well as inspire a love of reading. The Screen Actors Guild Foundation records well-known actors reading children’s books and makes graphically dynamic videos so that children around the world can be read to with just the click of a Storyline Online video book image. Many of the books are accompanied by a studyguide containing a host of related activities. This is a favorite for snowy days, boring summer days or even long waits at the doctor office!