A parent perspective

A parent perspective

This past summer my children took part in Springboard Summer with OUSD. I was skeptical about putting them into this program at first but I knew I wanted them to be in a reading program over the summer. What I found was that this program is well worth the time and...
Literacy learning on the go!

Literacy learning on the go!

Reading is often thought of as a stationary activity. There is a comfort that comes with curling up on the couch, sinking into a favorite chair, or climbing into bed with a good book. Though we may find ourselves sitting whenever we dive into a book, the truth is that...
5 tips for reading with your child

5 tips for reading with your child

Picture this: Your child comes home and says, “My teacher says my homework is to read with you.” Do you sit down, listen for a few minutes and think, What am I doing here exactly? Supporting a young reader isn’t complicated, but we’re not born knowing how to do it....