Many of you know about the changes recently made in many of our public schools. This means that our children are learning different ways of doing things. Add to that this year’s STAR testing and other 3rd grade required testing and it seems like my children are having to learn things all over again. My avid readers are now disliking mandatory reading (if no one told them to do it they would) or the fact that it’s x minutes each day (20 for one and 10 for the other). It’s also troublesome because one still reads out loud quite a bit, making the other mad as she wants quiet for her reading – and apparently the noise travels all the way upstairs to her room. For all those reasons and more I was thrilled to get a chance to do a free trial (AND SHARE ONE WITH YOU) of GenZ Read Together.
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So here’s how it works. Page one is open and read with an illustration. You then see these items on the sidebar. In order to go to the next page you have to answer the questions.
Why is this a good thing? Because this is very similar to what they are doing in the schools. Now, don’t get me wrong, we do it too – but the girls do read at a higher level than their age group so some of this is a little on the boring side for them. But adding the tech component of placing it on my smartphone or tablet not only do they get to do the work alone, but with me too. Moving along as fast or as slowly as they would like as well as revisiting the types of questions they will see on their tests at school.
So, let’s recap. It’s reading. It’s fun. It’s games and activities and it’s on my phone and tablet so it can go anywhere, AND right now Money Saving Parent readers receive a Free trial Genz Read Together (no cc required)! CLICK HERE and Use Promo Code: A117!