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This lively, collaborative activity helps kids learn to read aloud with expression — and builds reading confidence. The best Reader's Theater scripts include lots of dialogue!

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Maria Salvadore
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September 19, 2017

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International Literacy Association Daily | October 23, 2017
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Center on Technology and Disability

Find a wealth of free webinars, articles, guides, training materials, and more — all about assistive technology to support students with learning disabilities. Visit the CTD website to learn more!

Center on Technology and Disability

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.

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Great Teaching

Reading 101: Our guide to teaching reading and writing, including 9 self-paced course modules.

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

"You may have tangible wealth untold. Caskets of jewels and coffers of gold. Richer than I you can never be — I had a mother who read to me." — Strickland Gillilan