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  • Our 2015 Big Summer Booklist
    Our favorite fiction and nonfiction for a summer full of stories
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    Books and hands-on activities for curious kids
  • Reading and Learning All Summer Long
    Our "beach bag" of reading and hands-on activities for families. Dive in!
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    Try our free, self-paced online course
  • Portraits of Struggling Readers
    Meet four children who are learning to become strong, confident readers
  • Listen Up! Audio Books for Summer
    Dozens of our favorite audio books, perfect for car trips and hot, lazy days
  •  Reading for Meaning
    Effective strategies to help kids understand — and care about — what they read
  • Nonfiction for Kids
    Great kids' books, tips on reading nonfiction text and more
  •  Target the Problem!
    Understanding a child's reading problems — and practical ways to help

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.

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Our Literacy Blogs

Shanahan on Literacy
Timothy Shanahan
Dr. Joanne Meier
Dr. Joanne Meier
February 14, 2014
Maria Salvadore
Maria Salvadore
July 30, 2015
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