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Inquiry Chart

The I-chart guides students in gathering and summarizing information about a topic using a variety of sources, including primary source material and video.

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.

"There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate's loot on Treasure Island." — Walt Disney