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Anticipation Guide

This pre-reading strategy helps students activate prior knowledge, make predictions, and develop curiosity about a new topic. Watch anticipation guides in action.

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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.

Great Teaching

Great Teaching

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

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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.

"So please, oh PLEASE, we beg, we pray, go throw your TV set away. And in its place you can install, a lovely bookshelf on the wall." — Roald Dahl