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  • Word Detectives in the Classroom
    9 effective ideas for powering up your word study instruction
  • New Booklist! Spring Is in the Air
    Animals awaken. Baseball begins. March winds start to blow.
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    Understanding a child's reading problems — and practical ways to help
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    Fiction and nonfiction books, activities, apps and websites all about music
  •  A Chance to Read
    An inside look at reading challenges facing kids with disabilities
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    Simple activities that build literacy and science inquiry skills
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    A lively collection of books and activities that celebrate family
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    Learn all about birds with our newest Reading Adventure Pack

What is the author's message? Does the author explain this clearly? How does this connect to what the author said earlier? Help kids actively engage with what they're reading!

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: 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.

"Oh, magic hour, when a child first knows she can read printed words!" — A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, 1943