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    Video interviews with authors & illustrators, booklists, and activities for school & home
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    9 effective ideas for powering up your word study instruction
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In the Classroom

Strategy Library

Young readers connect the author's writing with a personal picture. Through guided visualization, students learn how to create mental pictures as they read.

Growing young readers: what matters in early literacy

Kindergarten Readiness

Kindergarten Readiness

All About Pre-K: How to help our youngest children get ready to read! Video, tip sheets, milestones and more.

Great Teaching

Great Teaching

First Year Teacher: Best practices in K–3 reading and writing instruction (including 10 self-paced course modules).

Parent Engagement

Parent Engagement

Growing Readers: Parent tips for launching young readers and writers, in English and Spanish.

Start with a Book

"Out-of-School-Time" Learning

Start with a Book: Awesome books, activities, apps and more to keep kids reading, talking and exploring.

"Fill your house with stacks of books, in all the crannies and all the nooks." — Dr. Seuss