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  • Our Annual Gift Guide
    Share the joy of reading with the young readers in your life!
  •  Fluent Reading
    How to help struggling readers learn to decode accurately and quickly
  •  Brown Girl Dreaming: Meet Jaqueline Woodson
    Woodson's beautiful books are realistic, hopeful and authentic
  • Map Making
    Introduce map skills and engage kids by actively "doing geography"
  •  Meet Jeff Kinney (and His Sidekick Greg)
    The candy and the vitamins: getting kids excited about reading
  • Reading Adventure Packs for Families
    Robots, stars, flight, dinosaurs, oceans, bees, building, music and more!
  • Portraits of Struggling Readers
    Meet four children who are learning to become strong, confident readers
  • 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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Emily Stewart, M.Ed.
Emily Stewart, M.Ed.
"Today a reader, tomorrow a leader." — Margaret Fuller