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    Creating inclusive literacy celebrations for kids with learning & attention issues
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    How to help the 1 in 5 succeed in school and life
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    Writing samples from real kids PreK to grade 3, plus teaching tips
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    Simple activities that build literacy and science inquiry skills
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    What every teacher should know
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    Understanding a child's reading problems — and practical ways to help
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    Effective strategies to help kids understand — and care about — what they read

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

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Professional Development Webcasts

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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

Book Life
Rachael Walker
May 15, 2018
"A book is like a garden, carried in the pocket." — Chinese Proverb