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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 qu? tener libros en la casa es vital al ?xito de lectura de su ni?o


Aunque haya escuchado que tener libros en la casa es importante, puede ser que no sea obvio porque esto har?a una diferencia real en la vida de su ni?o. ?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 constantly asking for access to games, apps, and videos. In fact, children under eight now spend an average of 2 hours per 

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How Encouraging the Use of Footsteps2Brilliance at Home Can Make Your Students Better Readers


Are you a teacher in Osceola County? Perhaps you teach little ones who already know how to read, or at least have a solid foundation of basic reading skills. So, why should you still encourage parents to use Footsteps2Brilliance at 

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Why Having Books in Your Home is Vital to Your Child’s Reading Success


                      While you may have heard that having books in your home is important, it may not be obvious why this can make a real difference in your child’s life. 

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Cómo usar la app GRATIS Footsteps2Brilliance para enseñar a su niño preescolar a leer


A lo mejor Ud. ya está practicando las habilidades de leer con su ni?o. Pero enseñar a su niño a leer con fluidez es una tarea desafiante. No se preocupe! El equipo de Osceola Reads ha compilado una lista de 

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6 Lifelong Benefits of Learning to Read Early


  As parents, we tend to expect that our kids will learn to read once they’re in school. Much like other milestones, we let it happen on its own time. Reading skills, though, develop much earlier than most of us 

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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 they’re learning how to read. Want to increase your child’s reading level and make sure they fit in some reading time every day? 

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How Does Footsteps2Brilliance Compare to Other Reading Programs in Osceola County?


When the Osceola Reads team is out in the community, we are asked quite regularly how Footsteps2Brilliance compares to other reading programs in Osceola County. The main programs in question are i-Ready, which is being used in School District of 

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