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Concept Maps

Concept map graphic organizers engage students in answering questions such as, "What is it? What is it like? What are some examples?"

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 Reading 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.

"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