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Preschool and Child Care

Preschools and child care providers are often children's first experience with school. Each plays an important role in preparing children for later success. Find out what preschools and day care centers can do to promote literacy development. For more information, visit our section for Preschool Teachers and Childcare Providers.

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Our PBS Television Series:
Launching Young Readers

Rita Moreno

Explore the challenges of teaching English language learners to read, and the different ways schools are working to create bilingual readers.

Reba McEntire

Find out what it takes to give our preschoolers the early literacy skills they need to become successful readers.

 

Fred Rogers

Find out about the early building blocks of learning to read and the importance of reading aloud.

"You know you’ve read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend." — Paul Sweeney