• Talking About Learning and Attention Issues
    LD Awareness Month: children's book authors and illustrators share their stories
  • Civics and Our Government
    Books, activities, apps and more to help kids learn how our government works
  • Assistive Technology
    Find resources to help kids become strong readers and writers
  • Start with a Book: Read. Talk. Explore.
    Themed books and activities to inspire active learning all summer long
  • Reading Tips for Parents in 13 Languages
    How to help your kids (babies to grade 3) build their literacy skills!
  • Match Young Readers with Books They Will Love!
    Create custom booklists from our library of 5,000+ books
  • Looking at Writing
    Writing samples from real kids PreK to grade 3, plus teaching tips
  • Literacy in the Sciences
    Simple activities that build literacy and science inquiry skills
  • Reading 101: A Guide to Teaching Reading and Writing
    What every teacher should know

A collaborative learning strategy where students work together to solve a problem or answer a question about an assigned reading. Watch think-pair-share in action!

Classroom Strategies

Today's Headlines

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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

Reading 101: Our guide to teaching reading and writing, including 9 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.

"Reading is not optional." —

Walter Dean Myers