Reading

Why recreational Reading is Important (And How to Get Your Tween to Do It)

Reading for fun is one of the most beneficial activities that middle and high school students can do. Not only does it help improve reading skills, but it also allows students to explore new interests and learn about different cultures.Our adolescents get plenty of digital media, including the internet, texts, video games, and social media. …

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The Best Headphones For Audiobooks

If you’re an audiobook lover, then you know that finding the perfect headphones is essential to your listening experience. Not all headphones are created equal! Some headphones can completely ruin the experience by not providing good sound quality or blocking out external noise. We will discuss the best headphones and earbuds for listening to audiobooks …

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how to use buddy reading to get your tween to pick up a book for fun

Buddy reading is a great way to encourage your tween’s love of reading. Learning how to read can be challenging for some children, and having someone to guide them through the process can make all the difference. Keeping them reading during the middle school years can be even harder! You can encourage your tween’s love …

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how to build your child’s reading stamina with these 6 handy tips

Your child’s homework planner says they need to read for 20 minutes. After a long, busy day, the last thing you want to deal with is a power struggle over independent reading time. It’s almost bedtime. You’ve worked hard and parented like a boss. Exhaustion hits. Sound familiar? Independent reading time doesn’t have to be …

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Why Participate in a Buddy Read?

A buddy read is when you read a book at the same time as someone else so you can discuss it–either during the process or once you’ve finished. Think of a buddy read as a mini-book club with more flexibility and less pressure. On Goodreads, the Nothing But Reading Challenge Group classifies different types of …

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