Teaching Reading

From the building blocks of reading to classroom strategies to the Common Core — everything you need to know to help young and struggling readers succeed! Here you'll find proven ideas for the classroom, tips to share with parents, video of best practices, expert interviews, and the latest research — on print awareness, the sounds of speech, phonemic awareness, phonics, informal assessment, fluency, vocabulary, spelling, comprehension, and writing.

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Launching Young Readers

Our PBS Series: Launching Young Readers


These 30-minute programs feature top reading experts, best teaching practices, and how to support struggling learners in school and at home.

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