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Infographic for Supporting Your Child’s Literacy Development at Home. Read the full brief for more information.

Taking part in literacy experiences at home can develop your child’s reading ability, comprehension, and language skills.  Activities that you can engage in at home include: joint reading, drawing, singing, storytelling, reciting, game playing, and rhyming.  You can tailor activities to your child’s age and ability level, and can incorporate technology into your learning opportunities.

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Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center

This guide describes how you can intentionally embed or include learning opportunities in everyday activities at home or in your community, to help your child learn new things.

Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center

This guide describes how reading picture books with your preschooler helps spark her imagination and love of stories.

Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center

This guide shows how you can support your child's language learning in everyday interactions through simple conversations about his or her ideas and interests.

Texas Partners Resource Network

Read a fact sheet that discusses effective reading instruction and how educators develop and implement effective instruction.



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Improving Literacy Briefs

Research summaries and infographics written by our experts.

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State of Dyslexia

Dyslexia legislation in the United States of America.

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Our experts answer your literacy-related questions.

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Glossary of Terms

A list of definitions of hard or unusual words used in the educational field.

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Upcoming regional professional development, workshops, and conferences.

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