For Teachers

  • Virtual Literacy Instruction for Students with LD
    Try these ideas and online learning tools with your students
  • Inclusion from a Distance
    12 Ideas for Supporting Students with Autism in Virtual Classrooms
  • Learning at Home During Covid-19
    Our Reading Rockets-NEA guide to supporting all learners, families, and educators
  • Match Young Readers with Books They Will Love!
    Create custom booklists from our library of 5,000+ books
  • Looking at Writing
    Writing samples from real kids PreK to grade 3, plus teaching tips
  • Literacy in the Sciences
    Simple activities that build literacy and science inquiry skills
  • 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!
  • All Kinds of Readers
    Creating inclusive literacy celebrations for kids with learning & attention issues
  • Nonfiction Read-Alouds
    Teacher-tested strategies for choosing and using informational texts in the classroom
  •  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.

Reading intervention specialist working one-on-one with an elementary student struggling readers

Our Literacy Blogs

"The man who does not read good books is no better than the man who can't." — Mark Twain