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    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!
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    Fiction and nonfiction books, activities, apps and websites all about music
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    Themed books and activities that inspire reading, writing, and conversations with kids
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    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
"semantic gradient"

This vocabulary strategy helps kids puzzle out nuanced differences in the meaning of related words.

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.

"Children are made readers on the laps of their parents." — Emilie Buchwald