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  • Our 2016 Big Summer Booklist
    Our favorite fiction and nonfiction for a summer full of stories
  • Literacy in Your Pocket
    Great summertime ideas for reading, writing and hands-on fun
  • Looking at Writing
    Writing samples from real kids PreK to grade 3, plus teaching tips
  •  Cece Bell's Superpowers!
    Meet the author and illustrator of El Deafo and other delightful books
  • Numbers and Measuring
    Fiction and nonfiction books, hands-on activities, apps and kid-friendly websites
  • Word Detectives in the Classroom
    9 effective ideas for powering up your word study instruction
  • Literacy Apps: Fresh Updates!
    Apps for print awareness, phonics, spelling, vocabulary, comprehension & writing
  • Nonfiction Read-Alouds
    Teacher-tested strategies for choosing and using informational texts in the classroom
  • Teaching Reading 101
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Beginning-middle-end story maps, timelines, sequence sticks, story chains, and learning about transition words all give students practice in ordering events within a story.

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

First Year Teacher: Best practices in K–3 reading and writing instruction (including 10 self-paced course modules).

Parent Engagement

Parent Engagement

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Start with a Book

Out-of-School Learning

Start with a Book: Awesome books, activities, apps and more to keep kids reading, talking and exploring.

"Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them." — Lemony Snicket