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In the Classroom

Strategy Library

This strategy helps young writers craft a strong topic sentence, add supporting details, use effective transitions and develop a strong summary.

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.

"When I say to a parent, "read to a child", I don't want it to sound like medicine. I want it to sound like chocolate. " — Mem Fox