Parents and teachers often ask about realistic reading and writing expectations for young children. Learn about typical developmental timelines by age and find recommendations for what parents and family members can do to support emerging readers and writers.
Featured partner: National Association for the Education of Young Children
Our PBS Series:
Launching Young Readers
Find out what it takes to give our preschoolers the early literacy skills they need to become successful readers.
Find out about the early building blocks of learning to read and the importance of reading aloud.
Professional Development Webcasts
Listen, watch, and learn from top experts in these engaging roundtable discussions. Each webcast features a 60–minute video as well as recommended readings and suggested discussion questions.