Parents also play an important role in exposing children to language, so we created a variation of the READ© strategy for parents.
The message has been clear from countless sources: parents need to read to their children. But what parents really need to know is how they read makes all the difference in the development of their children’s vocabulary, comprehension and critical thinking skills. Research shows that by reading with their children – not to them – parents greatly increase children’s language and literacy, developing the foundation they need to enter kindergarten as strong, confident learners on a path to grade level reading and so much more - for a lifetime.
Watch the video below and download the Coaching Sheet
to learn what parents can do to make books come alive for their children and increase their learning.
Here are few free books you can download and share with your child using the READ strategy: