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  • Word Detectives in the Classroom
    9 effective ideas for powering up your word study instruction
  •  Learning Through Poetry
    Writing prompts, poetry walks, interviews with your favorite poets and more!
  • New Booklist! Spring Is in the Air
    Animals awaken. Baseball beckons. March winds begin to blow.
  •  Target the Problem!
    Understanding a child's reading problems — and practical ways to help
  • Celebrate Music and Musicians!
    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
  • Literacy in the Sciences
    Simple activities that build literacy and science inquiry skills
Jigsaw

With this cooperative learning strategy, each student has a chance to become the expert in a topic and share their knowledge. Watch jigsaw in action.

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

Summer Learning

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

"Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend. Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read." — Groucho Marx