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  • New Books for Women's History Month
    Meet fascinating girls and women — champions for education, science, justice and more
  • New Booklist! Signs of Spring
    April blooms: fresh colors, showy flowers, busy insects ... and poetry in the air!
  • Choosing and Using Kids' Books
    Tips on finding great books and using them at home and in the classroom
  • Reading Tips for Parents in 11 Languages
    How to help your kids (babies to grade 3) build their literacy skills!
  • Celebrate Music and Musicians!
    Fiction and nonfiction books, activities, apps and websites all about music
  • Adventures in Learning
    Themed books and activities that inspire reading, writing, and conversations with kids
  • 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
  • Looking at Writing
    Writing samples from real kids PreK to grade 3, plus teaching tips
Reciprocal Teaching

Students learn to guide group discussions using four strategies: summarizing, question generating, clarifying, and predicting. Watch reciprocal teaching 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

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.

"Fill your house with stacks of books, in all the crannies and all the nooks." — Dr. Seuss