Students should read every day. After your child reads, ask him or her to tell you about the book.When children apply reading and math strategies to their everyday lives, it allows them to strengthen thier skills. They make more connections between home and school. Ask your child to count and problem solve throughout the day.
Is your school using the new Common Core standards? This is a big change for students — and their parents. Get to know what the four main areas of the Common Core reading standards mean and simple things you can do at home to help your child build skills in these areas.