For Teachers

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 Native American and Alaska Native Heritage Month
Explore the rich history of Indigenous Americans with kids’ books and classroom resources
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Looking at Writing
Annotated writing samples from kids PreK to grade 3, plus teaching tips
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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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Literacy in the Sciences
Simple activities that build literacy and science inquiry skills
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Virtual Literacy Instruction for Students with LD
Try these ideas and online learning tools with your students
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Match Young Readers with Books They Will Love!
Create custom booklists from our library of 5,000+ books
 A Guide to Teaching Reading and Writing
Reading 101: A Guide to Teaching Reading and Writing
What every teacher should know
Supporting Children with Autism at Home
A guide for families and educators during COVID-19
 NEW! Looking at Reading Interventions
Achieving mastery: see what it really takes to teach critical early literacy skills
 Our Interview with Katherine Applegate
Applegate talks about books for reluctant readers, tackling tough topics, and much more!
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All Kinds of Readers
Creating inclusive literacy celebrations for kids with learning & attention issues
Nonfiction Read-Alouds
Nonfiction Read-Alouds
Teacher-tested strategies for choosing and using informational texts in the classroom
Target the Problem!
 Target the Problem!
Understanding a child's reading problems — and practical ways to help
 Reading for Meaning
Effective strategies to help kids understand — and care about — what they read

A Room of Writers

Go inside Shana Sterkin's third grade class as she engages her students in writer's workshop. Everyone shares their writing, including Miss Sterkin.

Launching Young Readers Series

Launching Young Readers Series

Our PBS series explores reading and writing development in young children. The programs feature top reading experts, best practices in the classroom, support for struggling learners and how parents can help their kids succeed.

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Professional Development Webcasts

Professional Development Webcasts

Learn from national experts on topics including RTI, assessment, differentiated instruction, comprehension, early literacy, supporting English language learners, educational media and more.

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Reading and writing in the classroom

Classroom Strategies

Classroom Strategies

Our strategy library provides teachers with effective, research-based classroom strategies to help build and strengthen literacy skills in the following areas: print awareness, phonological awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, comprehension, and writing.

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Our Literacy Blogs

"A book is like a garden, carried in the pocket." — Chinese Proverb