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Partnering With Your Child’s School

You and the school share responsibility for your child’s language and literacy learning. Collaborate with your school to make decisions about your child’s literacy education right from the start. Your child benefits when you and the school work together to support her literacy development. Working together promotes faster development and catches trouble spots early.

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The ability to recognize that spoken words are made up of individual sound parts.

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What is Phonological Awareness? Why is it important? How should it be taught? How can families support phonological awareness development? Learn the answer to these and other questions about Phonological Awareness.

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Mark Seidenberg Ph.D.
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Reading is Fundamental

This Spanish version of reading tips and strategies from Reading is Fundamental offers suggestions for turning everyday activities into enjoyable learning experiences for a preschooler.

National Center for Families Learning

Watch a video that helps parents and early childhood educators use shared reading and oral language strategies to start young children on a pathway to reading success.



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