Kids at Computer

This toolkit helps schools and families join efforts to support children’s literacy growth in remote or blended learning environments.

Remote Literacy Learning: Families as Partners

Remote literacy learning includes a mixture of literacy learning experiences that are teacher-led, family-led, and student-led. It is a collaboration among schools, families, and students. Parents have an important role in helping develop your child’s literacy skills.

Remote Literacy Learning: Coaching Steps for Familie

You can coach your child’s literacy learning at home. This means interacting with and guiding your child so he or she grows and succeeds.

Mother reading with child

This toolkit helps teachers and families understand what the alphabetic principle and phonics are and how to support a child's development of these important reading skills.

Help your child practice early literacy skills and understand ideas during everyday life.

Learning About Your Child’s Reading Development

Learning to read is difficult and does not happen naturally. It requires explicit and systematic instruction, which is especially important for struggling readers. Learning to read involves many different skills that must be taught to your child. Instruction in phonological awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension will help your child learn to read.

Class Reading

This toolkit helps parents and educators learn about dyslexia and how to support the literacy development of students with dyslexia.

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Resource Repository

Recommended websites, downloads, and videos from reliable sources.

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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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Ask an Expert

Our experts answer your literacy-related questions.

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Implementation Toolkits

Practical help for implementing recommended literacy practices.

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Literacy Skill Checklist

Personalized resources aligned with literacy skills for beginning readers.

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Learning Literacy Glossary

Key literacy terms with definitions.

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KID ZONE!

The Literacy Playground for Kids & Families!

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California MATRIX Parent Information and Resource Center

Read an information sheet that explains the steps a family can take when a child is struggling to read.

Topic: Dyslexia, Advocacy

Reading Partners

Read this infographic to learn ways to model reading with children.

Topic: General Literacy

Just Read, Florida!

This infographic shows how the number of minutes a child reads each day adds up and helps make a child a better reader.

Topic: Fluency with Text

Academic Language

Definition

The formal language common in books and at school that students need to understand and communicate in academic disciplines.