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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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4 Tips for Communicating With Your Child’s Teacher


Many Osceola County parents are experiencing distance learning for the first time. While we are used to helping with daily homework, it can slip our minds that there may be other simple ways to get more involved in your child’s 

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7 Ways to Start Using Footsteps2Brilliance in Your Classroom Today


We get it! Another resource to incorporate into your classroom when you are already strapped for time. But Osceola Reads brings you Footsteps2Brilliance, an early literacy app geared for children ages pre-k through 3rd grade that you can work into 

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Creating Smart Spring Break Fun


Spring break is an excellent opportunity to spend time with your child having fun, relaxing, and allowing them to take a break from the structure of school time. But don’t forget that it’s still important to spend 15 minutes a 

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3 Ways to Help your Kiddo Read with Everyday Tasks


Do you feel like your little one is having a hard time reading? Are you frustrated because you don’t know how to help your child develop reading skills? Remember, words are all around us. In every daily activity you do, 

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All Osceola County Teachers Need Footsteps2Brilliance!


You’ve probably heard about Osceola Reads, our county-wide literacy initiative, and a locally popular app, Footsteps2Brilliance, the free reading app available to all Osceola County children. But did you know it can be used in all preschools and charter schools 

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