It's been said that teaching reading is rocket science. Theses articles, research briefs, videos and webcasts provide an introduction to what it really takes to teach kids to read, what kinds of interventions can help struggling readers, and what schools are doing to close the achievement gap among at-risk children.
Featured partner: International Reading Association
Our PBS Television Series:
Launching Young Readers
Explore how children learn the relationship between sounds, letters, and words.
Find out how to help young readers learn to decode individual words accurately and quickly.
Learn more about spelling patterns, invented spelling, and how writing, spelling, and reading reinforce each other.
Professional Development Webcasts
Listen, watch, and learn from top experts in these engaging roundtable discussions. Each webcast features a 60–minute video as well as recommended readings and suggested discussion questions.