Easy Yet Effective Ways To Better Understand Text On Books

The literacy rate around the world has risen radically. While in 1820 only 12% of people across the world could read, the tables have turned and now around only 14% worldwide are illiterate. However, it’s unfortunate and true that in 2018, the number of American adults (15 and over) reading for leisure has dropped to an all-time low according to the American Time Use Survey from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Last year, the figure was about 19%, in comparison to 28% in 2004. Many can … [Read more...]

Smart Ways To Improve Your Child’s Reading Skills

Teaching your kids to read may either prove to be a challenging feat or may come in naturally. This is also true in helping them improve in doing so. Children are all unique in their own ways, and finding the right pace for them to learn something may not be as easy to figure out on your own. Thus, we have collected here some smart ways to help you improve your child’s reading skills. Interact with your child Build a background knowledge Making reading fun is important in order … [Read more...]

How Children Can Benefit By Listening to Bedtime Stories

Every parent is keen to ensure their children’s well-being and health by taking proper care during their growing ages so that they become good human beings.  While it might be easy to take care of the physical health of children by providing the right nutrition and a healthy environment for growth, it is equally important to help them with cognitive development that creates a healthy mind which is essential to growing up as good humans. Parents must not only discharge their duties in … [Read more...]

How To Help Your Children Read Their Way To Success

Reading is undoubtedly an important part of being successful during life. If you are unable to read, then it is difficult to go very far in life. How do you help your kids to achieve success with the power of reading? Fortunately, there are a number of different ways to help your children. Read to them from a young age Reading can help nurture a wider range of your children’s skills than just their literacy skills. The American Academy of Pediatrics has published a report that explains just … [Read more...]

How To Teach Kids To Read: Fool-Proof Strategies For Anxious Parents

Pondering how to teach your kid to read a book in the digital age where most children are hooked on to fancy gadgets and interesting kids apps? Well, you are not alone in this struggle. Most parents are finding it a challenge to inculcate the habit of reading among kids. As most children tend to become more drawn towards watching videos or playing online games, parents find it difficult to convince a child to read a book. Remember, technology can also assist and act as an aid to help … [Read more...]

The Benefits Of Reading To Your Child

For many of us, one of our earliest childhood memories is being read to by our parents.  The stories my parents read to me as a child helped shape me into the person I later became, and I credit my own abilities as a writer to being read to at an early age.  As I got older, I began begging my father to take me to the local bookstore so that I could pick out whichever book I wanted. I would spend hours sitting Indian style in the children’s section of the store, a stack of books next to me, … [Read more...]

5 Tips to Help your Child Become a Better Reader

Find out how you can help children read better in 5 easy ways! As parents, we want to help improve our child’s educational experience so they can be more successful in school.  Being a good reader is essential and can play an important role in their entire lives.  One study found that how well a 7-year-old reads can predict their income 35 years later! But how do we get our kids interested in reading and help them improve their skills?  These tips will help get your kids excited about … [Read more...]

‘SEER: The Ghosts of Gray Fable’ by Eli Bloom Book Blast

Fifteen-year-old Grace “Gray” Fable can speak to the dead. When her dad moves from Los Angeles to be with his mysterious girlfriend, Gray must attend notorious Willowbrook High School, the scene of a mass shooting five years earlier. When she meets the ghosts of those who died that tragic day – including the school shooter himself – she must uncover a dark secret to lay the victims to rest, and find peace for their families before it’s too late to stop another tragedy. A YA Supernatural … [Read more...]