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Back to School for Parents and Teachers
Tips and resources to help you get ready for the best school year yet!
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Inclusive Classrooms: A Primer for Teachers
Learn more about what inclusion is — how to create a welcoming, inclusive classroom
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Our NEW Musical Adventure for Kids!
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Looking at Writing
Annotated writing samples from kids PreK to grade 3, plus teaching tips
 Reading SOS for Families!
Experts answer your questions about how to help your kids become strong readers
Start with a Book: Read. Explore. Learn!
Themed books and activities to inspire active learning all year long
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Match Young Readers with Books They Will Love!
Create custom booklists from our library of 5,000+ books
Reading Tips for Parents in 13 Languages
Reading Tips for Parents in 13 Languages
How to help your kids (babies to grade 3) build their literacy skills!
 A Guide to Teaching Reading and Writing
Reading 101: A Guide to Teaching Reading and Writing
What every teacher should know
Reciprocal Teaching

Students learn to guide group discussions using four strategies: summarizing, question generating, clarifying, and predicting. Watch reciprocal teaching in action.

Classroom Strategies

Growing young readers: what matters in early literacy

Kindergarten Readiness

Kindergarten Readiness

All About Pre-K: How to help our youngest children get ready to read! Articles, video, tip sheets, milestones and more.

Great Teaching

Evidence-Based Instruction

Reading 101: Our guide to best practices in teaching reading and writing. Try our free, online self-paced course modules.

Parent Engagement

Parent Engagement

Growing Readers: Our monthly parent tips about reading, writing, STEM, and more. Subscribe today and help support your young learners! (Available in English and Spanish)

Start with a Book

Summer Reading and Learning

Start with a Book: Themed-based books paired with activities to keep kids reading, exploring, thinking, and building critical background knowledge.

"When I say to a parent, "read to a child", I don't want it to sound like medicine. I want it to sound like chocolate. " — Mem Fox