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  •  Celebrate Black History Month!
    Video interviews with authors & illustrators, booklists, and activities for school & home
  • New Booklist! Their Legacy Lives On
    Nine wonderful picture books about African American heroes
  • Portraits of Struggling Readers
    Meet four children who are learning to become strong, confident readers
  • Go Bird Crazy!
    Learn all about birds with our newest Reading Adventure Pack
  • Reading Adventure Packs for Families
    Robots, stars, flight, dinosaurs, oceans, bees, building, music and more!
  • Word Detectives in the Classroom
    9 effective ideas for powering up your word study instruction
  •  Meet Jeff Kinney (and His Sidekick Greg)
    The candy and the vitamins: getting kids excited about reading
  •  Brown Girl Dreaming: Meet Jaqueline Woodson
    Woodson's beautiful books are realistic, hopeful and authentic
  • Nonfiction for Kids
    Great kids' books, tips on reading nonfiction text and more
  •  A Chance to Read
    An inside look at reading challenges facing kids with disabilities

A Room of Writers

Go inside Shana Sterkin's third grade class as she engages her students in writer's workshop. Everyone shares their writing, including Miss Sterkin.

Launching Young Readers Series

Launching Young Readers Series

Our PBS series explores reading and writing development in young children. The programs feature top reading experts, best practices in the classroom, support for struggling learners and how parents can help their kids succeed.

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Professional Development Webcasts

Professional Development Webcasts

Learn from national experts on topics including RTI, assessment, differentiated instruction, comprehension, early literacy, supporting English language learners, educational media and more.

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Reading and writing in the classroom

Classroom Strategies

Classroom Strategies

Our strategy library provides teachers with effective, research-based classroom strategies to help build and strengthen literacy skills in the following areas: print awareness, phonological awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, comprehension, and writing.

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Our Literacy Blogs

Emily Stewart, M.Ed.
Emily Stewart, M.Ed.
September 5, 2013
Dr. Joanne Meier
Dr. Joanne Meier
Maria Salvadore
Maria Salvadore
February 26, 2015
Emily Stewart, M.Ed.
Emily Stewart, M.Ed.
September 5, 2013
"There is no substitute for books in the life of a child." — May Ellen Chase