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  • Bright Ideas for Back-to-School Night and Beyond
    Resources and tips for parents and teachers to launch a great year
  • Snapshot of a Literacy-Rich Classroom
    Creating spaces where all students are immersed in literacy activities
  • If You Ever Want to Bring an Alligator to School, DON'T!
    Plus 9 more wonderful back-to-school picture books
  • Portraits of Struggling Readers
    Meet four children who are learning to become strong, confident readers
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    Try our free, self-paced online course
  • Nonfiction for Kids
    Great kids' books, tips on reading nonfiction text and more
  • Everyday Conversations
    Activities to encourage speech & language development
  •  Target the Problem!
    Understanding a child's reading problems — and practical ways to help
Concept Maps

Concept map graphic organizers engage students in answering questions such as, "What is it? What is it like? What are some examples?"

Classroom Strategies

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: Subscribe to our monthly parent tips and help support your young readers! (In English and Spanish)

Start with a Book

Summer Learning

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

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