Reading at Home:
“The single most important activity for building the knowledge required for eventual success in reading is reading aloud to children.”*
AND the easiest and most important contribution you can make at home is to READ ALOUD to your children, no matter what age(s) they are. Jim Trelease the author of "The Read Aloud Handbook" ... and has created some great brochures for parents to explain the power of what parents can do. Click on the following links to read more:
* Ten Facts Parents Should Know About Reading
* Diez Hechos Que Los Padres Deben Entender Sobre la Lectura
* Why Read Aloud to Children?
Austin Public Library Resources- FREE!
Recursos para padres en español:
Resources for Parents in English:
RIF: Let's Read as a Family
Common Sense Media:
Information, videos, advice and recommendation to help your family navigate today's digital world.
NetSmartz Internet Safety for Parents
Information for Parents about Social Networking