Schools and Families As Partners in Remote Literacy Learning

Remote literacy learning is a collaboration among schools, families, and students.

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.

Route to Reading: Map It Out

Questions to ask about your child's reading skills.

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.

Route to Reading: Repair as Needed

Difficulties can be spotted early, ask these questions if you have concerns about your child's progress at school.

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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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KID ZONE!

The Literacy Playground for Kids & Families!

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Reading Rockets

Read this tip sheet for activities to develop beginning spelling skills.

Topic: Writing

Reading Partners

Read this infographic for tips on reading over the summer.

Topic: General Literacy

Get Ready to Read!

This screening tool in English and Spanish from Get Ready to Read! is to be used with 4-year old children. It includes 20 questions focused on a child's development of prereading skills in print knowledge, linguistic awareness, and emergent writing.

Topic: Language Development, Phonics, Writing

Dyslexia

Definition

A brain-based learning disability that specifically impairs a person's ability to read.