Reading aloud is one of the most important things parents and teachers can do with children. Reading aloud builds many important foundational skills, introduces vocabulary, provides a model of fluent, expressive reading, and helps children recognize what reading for pleasure is all about.
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Our PBS Series:
Launching Young Readers
Find out about the early building blocks of learning to read and the importance of reading aloud.
Explore how children learn the relationship between sounds, letters, and words.
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.