One reading researcher describes reading comprehension as the “essence of reading.” Find out more about how to improve reading comprehension for all students — from young preschoolers to students who are struggling and children with learning disabilities.
Refresh your reading comprehension instruction! Try the Comprehension module in our free, self-paced online course, Reading 101: A Guide to Teaching Reading and Writing.
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Our PBS Series:
Launching Young Readers
Learn more about effective classroom strategies to help kids understand — and care about — what they read.
Learn how brain scientists are working to solve the puzzle of why some children struggle to read and others don't.
Each strategy includes instructions on how to use, downloadable templates and examples, video demonstrations, children's books to use with the strategy, differentiation for ELLs and students with learning disabilities, and supporting research.
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.