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Explore reading basics as well as the key role of background knowledge and motivation in becoming a lifelong reader and learner. Watch our PBS Launching Young Readers series and try our self-paced Reading 101 course to deepen your understanding.
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Browse our library of evidence-based teaching strategies, learn more about using classroom texts, find out what whole-child literacy instruction looks like, and dive deeper into comprehension, content area literacy, writing, and social-emotional learning.
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Many children need extra support to become skilled readers. Learn more about why some kids struggle, what effective interventions look like, how to create inclusive classrooms so every child can thrive, and much more.
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Meet your favorite book creators, launch an author study, browse our themed booklists, get tips on how to choose and use kids’ books, find guidance on building a more diverse bookshelf, celebrate annual literacy events with us, and more!
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Discover how to support your child’s growth as a young reader and writer — with our Reading 101 for Families guide, bilingual parent tips, ideas for building your child’s knowledge of the world, Q&A with experts, and guidance on connecting with your child’s school.
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Dr. Patricia Mathes and her team are working to learn the best way to teach reading to children with cognitive disabilities.
At Landmark, Michael’s memory skills, writing skills, and love for language blossomed.
From an early age, Michael struggled with oral language and understanding word structure.
Dr. Cooper-Kahn discusses tools for planning, organizing, and thinking.
Dr. Cooper-Kahn details the executive skills associated with behavioral and emotion regulation.
Dr. Cooper-Kahn details how to provide structure for students with ASD.
Some students might not meet the Common Core goals due to the executive demands of the tasks.
Dr. Cooper-Kahn illustrates the importance of working memory.
Dr. Cooper-Kahn explains why the cornerstone of any intervention plan is building habits and routines.
Dr. Cooper-Kahn explains why the best example of good intervention for executive functioning is often found in kindergarten or first grade classrooms.