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  • Summer Science
    Looking for ways to bring more science into your summer learning activities?
  •  Adventures in Summer Learning
    How families and educators in DC, Detroit and Boston are stopping the "summer slide"
  • Reading Adventure Packs for Families
    Robots, stars, flight, dinosaurs, oceans, bees, building, music and more!
  • New Booklist! The Stuff of Summer
    A world of color, backyard gardens, picnics (and ants!), thunder and lightning ...
  •  Wow! Our Interview with Robert Neubecker!
    Books bursting with energy and fun, that see the world through a child's eyes
  • Nonfiction for Kids
    Great kids' books, tips on reading nonfiction text and more
  • Get Ready for Summer!
    Read. Talk. Explore! Booklists and activities for a season of learning
  •  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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