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    Video interviews with authors & illustrators, booklists, and activities for school & home
  • New Booklist: The People's House
    Learn about the White House, voting, and the people who helped grow this country
  • Adventures in Learning
    Themed books and activities that inspire reading, writing, and conversations with kids
  •  Our Video Interview with Dr. Rudine Sims Bishop
    A conversation about diverse books, celebrating children through poetry, and more
  • New Booklist! Looking Back, Looking Forward
    Featuring books from by Javaka Steptoe, Nikki Grimes, Ashley Bryan, and more
  • Literacy in the Sciences
    Simple activities that build literacy and science inquiry skills
  • Word Study Instruction in K-2
    Exploring the alphabetic, pattern, and meaning layers of English orthography
  • Reading 101: A Guide to Teaching Reading and Writing
    What every teacher should know
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    Writing samples from real kids PreK to grade 3, plus teaching tips
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.

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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.

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Parent Engagement

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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