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Infographic for Learning to Read: “The Simple View of Reading”. Read the brief for more information.

Learning to read consists of developing skills in two areas: accurate, fluent reading and comprehending the meaning of texts. Learning these skills does not come naturally. Both accurate word reading and text comprehension require careful, systematic instruction.

Audience: 
Schools & Districts
Topic: 
Beginning Reading

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Tell Me a Story! Introduction to Workshops Addressing Dual Language Communities

Health & Human Services

This workshop is designed to help early childhood educators focus on creating a supporting, stimulating educational environment for dual language learners . The workshop includes preparation instructions, step-by-step directions to facilitate workshops, and follow-up activities.

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Tell Me a Story! Addressing Families Across Language and Culture

Health & Human Services

This workshop is designed to help early childhood educators develop meaningful strategies for building relationships with families who come from different linguistic and cultural backgrounds. The workshop includes preparation instructions, step-by-step directions to facilitate workshops, and follow-up activities.

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The Dual Capacity Building Framework for Family-School Partnerships

U.S. Department of Education

This informational sheet provides ideas for states, districts, and schools to execute partnerships and cultivate and sustain positive relationships with families.

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Phonemic Awareness: Watch & Learn

Reading Rockets

Watch video clips that describe phonemic awareness strategies.

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