Parents & Families

Help your child learn to read and write with practical ideas and expert-approved strategies.

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Family Reading
This toolkit helps parents and families take part in literacy experiences at home to develop children’s reading and language skills.
Audience: 
Parents & Families
Topic: 
Beginning Reading

Featured Literacy Brief

Asking questions can help your child understand what she reads.

Audience: 
Parents & Families
Topic: 
Beginning Reading

Definition

Teaching that provides temporary instructional support, like an example or feedback, during initial learning of a concept or skill.

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Expert: John Gabrieli Ph.D.

Topic: 
Dyslexia
Audience: 
Parents & Families

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Just Read, Florida!

Use these eight thinking strategies good readers use when they read.

Topic: Comprehension

Reading is Fundamental

Watch a video that combines words and rhyme with simple actions and finger movements to create an interactive learning experience for preschoolers.

Topic: Language Development

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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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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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