The first years in elementary school are critical to power-up your child’s reading skills. Attending school regularly supports your child’s ability to read, starting as early as kindergarten. You can help build your child’s reading potential and future school success, making a ReadStrong reader.
- School attendance is important for your child’s reading skills, even in kindergarten.
- Ask your child’s teacher about your child’s reading and how to help.
- Continue your ReadStrong routine – read with your child the same time daily.
- Set a goal to read 20 minutes daily- even if it’s for 5 minutes at a time.
- Have fun reading together – Turn-off the TV and other screen devices.
- Use different sources for reading materials – school, public library, and digital library, like myON.
… and Get Help early if you think your child is having any problems.
Get help for your child.
- Fun coloring book for your child, and parent info. about attending school regularly. (Libro de colorear español)
- Visit ReadStrong’s Facebook page … and like us!.
- Attend ReadStrong events.
- Visit the PTA’s Family Resources page.
- Join your child’s PTA. Receive info. about family events and meetings that support reading.
- Try different library resources – visit myON digital library and your local library.
- Keep building your child’s reading skills – Sign-up at ReadStrong for info. on free programs that may be offered at your child’s school during the school year and summer.
- Visit ReadStrong’s Help for My Child page and sign-up. We can guide you to resources, screenings, and services for your child.
Read Strong featuring
Corey Thornton | Music Video
On Friday, ReadStrong Pinellas and Tampa Bay rapper, Corey Thornton celebrate Summer Learning Week by releasing Corey’s newest music video titled, READ STRONG. At the Barbara S. Ponce Library BreakSpot for Grab & Go Meals for Kids, ReadStrong Pinellas and Corey provided children with reading tips and links to Corey’s music video.