Osceola Reads Blog


Reading like a president with Osceola Reads

Have you ever asked your children the question “what do you want to be when you grow up?” Many of them will say police officers or ballerinas, but there are always the kids who will say “I want to be 
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Reading Through the Holiday Season with Osceola Reads

The holiday season is quickly approaching, which means your little ones are going to be home for a few weeks and out of school. While more than likely your child is looking forward to a break from school, reading through 
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Making Reading Fun with the Osceola Reads Team

Does your little one love to read? Or do they look at it as a punishment? Many kiddos look at reading as homework or a “chore.” But reading is so much more than that! Adults know how important reading is 
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Avoid Summer Reading Loss with Osceola Reads and Footsteps2Brilliance

  Did you know that the average child loses two months of reading skills over summer? From the end of your child’s school year to the beginning of the next, summer reading loss takes place, meaning the reading progress that was made 
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4 Classroom Activities Using Footsteps2Brilliance

  Osceola Reads brings the Footsteps2Brilliance reading app to all Osceola County kids for FREE! And that includes children in the classroom, too! Footsteps2Brilliance is a fantastic tool for teachers that is easy to incorporate into lesson plans and provides 
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Consejos para acelerar el desarrollo de lectura de su niño

Nosotros, los miembros del equipo de Osceola Reads, entendemos los muchos hitos que vienen con la crianza de los niños. Por eso, hemos investigado unas sugerencias para incorporar en las etapas de desarrollo de su niño para asegurar que está 
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Osceola Reads Turns TWO!

Two years ago, Osceola County introduced the Osceola Reads initiative which brought the Footsteps2Brilliance reading app to all county children for free. With this initiative, Osceola Reads has sought to encourage reading, prepare kids for school, and make literacy a 
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4 Common Roadblocks on the Path to Teaching Your Child to Read

Teaching your child to read can be an intimidating task, even for those of us who are avid readers as adults. Much like learning to walk or talk, we don’t remember the process of acquiring the skill of reading. This 
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Por qué tener libros en la casa es vital al éxito de lectura de su niño

Aunque haya escuchado que tener libros en la casa es importante, puede ser que no sea obvio porque esto haría una diferencia real en la vida de su niño. ¡Siga leyendo para descubrir la respuesta! Los estudios dicen que la 
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4 Strategies for Making Screen Time Educational For Your Preschooler

  For parents in the twenty-first century, life can feel inundated with technology. Our kids seem to be incessantly asking for access to games, apps, and videos. In fact, children under eight now spend an average of 2 ¼ hours 
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