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City of St. Cloud Installs a New Mobile Reading Station for the Littlest Learners


St. Cloud, FL (November 12, 2020) – The City of St. Cloud has sponsored a technology station supporting the Osceola Reads program, a countywide literacy initiative that offers the Footsteps2Brilliance reading app to all Osceola County children at no cost. 

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6 Lifelong Benefits of Learning to Read Early


There are several benefits of learning to read early including: Ability to sight-read anything Improved reading speed Second language learning A better understanding of music Advanced communication skills Love of learning As parents, we tend to expect that our kids 

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The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office Introduces a New Technology Table to the Community


Kissimmee, FL (September 11, 2020) – Sheriff Russ Gibson and the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office have sponsored a technology station to support the Osceola Reads program, a countywide literacy initiative that offers the Footsteps2B rilliance reading app, as well as 

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4 Reading Resources for Osceola County Kids


The Osceola Reads team understands how important it is for your child to stay on track when learning how to read. Do you want to make sure your child fits in some reading time every day? We’ve got four reading 

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The Education Foundation of Osceola County Brings a Second Reading Station to Poinciana


Kissimmee, FL (July 23, 2020) – The Education Foundation of Osceola County has sponsored a technology station to support the Osceola Reads program, a countywide literacy initiative that offers the Footsteps2Brilliance reading app, as well as tips for parents to 

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3 Ways to Develop Reading Skills in Bilingual Children with Osceola Reads


Are you raising a bilingual child? You may have noticed that their language skills develop a bit differently than some of their peers. Maybe their first words come later, their pronunciation isn’t perfect, or they mix languages frequently.   Did 

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Tips to Rock Your Child’s Reading Development – Three to Five Years


The Osceola Reads Team understands the many milestones that come with parenting. That’s why we have researched a few tips to incorporate with your child during different developmental stages to ensure they are prepared for the reading road ahead!   

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Tips to Rock Your Child’s Reading Development – Two to Three Years


The Osceola Reads Team understands the many milestones that come with parenting. That’s why we have researched a few tips to incorporate with your child during different developmental stages to ensure they are prepared for the reading road ahead!   

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Tips to Rock Your Child’s Reading Development – One to Two Years


Next up, toddlers! During their second year of life, children become more mobile and adventurous. Your child will start to recognize the names of familiar objects and people, begin to form simple sentences, and follow one- and two-step directions. Some ways 

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Tips to Rock Your Child’s Reading Development – Birth to One Year


The Osceola Reads Team understands the many milestones that come with parenting. That’s why we have researched a few tips to incorporate with your child during different developmental stages to ensure they are prepared for the reading road ahead.   

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