Topic: Beginning Reading

Asking questions can help your child understand what she reads.

Topic: 
Beginning Reading
Audience: 
Parents & Families

Helping your child stretch apart and connect sounds to sound out words supports early reading success.

Topic: 
Beginning Reading
Audience: 
Parents & Families
Route to Reading: Map It Out

Questions to ask about your child's reading skills.

Topic: 
Beginning Reading
Audience: 
Parents & Families
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.

Topic: 
Beginning Reading
Audience: 
Parents & Families

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

Topic: 
Beginning Reading
Audience: 
Parents & Families
Route to Reading: Tune-up in the Community

Help your child practice speech sounds and letters during everyday life.

Topic: 
Beginning Reading
Audience: 
Parents & Families

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

Topic: 
Beginning Reading
Audience: 
Parents & Families
Succeeding in School: Essential Features of Literacy Development

Reading skills provide the foundation for academic success. From the beginning of school, students should be taught different ways of using language to help them learn and communicate about academic content. This brief discusses two areas of literacy development that students must learn so that they can do well in school: foundational reading skills and academic language.

Topic: 
Beginning Reading, Vocabulary
Audience: 
Schools & Districts
Supporting Your Child’s Literacy Development at Home

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.

Topic: 
Beginning Reading, Comprehension
Audience: 
Parents & Families
The Alphabetic Principle: From Phonological Awareness to Reading Words Inforgraphic

The alphabetic principle is a critical skill that involves connecting letters with their sounds to read and write. Learning and applying the alphabetic principle takes time and is difficult for most children. Explicit phonics instruction and extensive practice are important when teaching children to learn the alphabetic principle.

Topic: 
Beginning Reading
Audience: 
Schools & Districts
Mother reading with child

In this tutorial, you will learn evidence-based information about your child’s reading development from preschool through adolescence, all in an interactive online experience.

Topic: 
Beginning Reading
Audience: 
Parents & Families, Schools & Districts
Books on Shelf

Expert: Louisa Moats, Ph.D.

Audience: 
Schools & Districts
Topic: 
Beginning Reading

Expert: Jeanne Waznek, Ph.D

Audience: 
Parents & Families
Topic: 
Beginning Reading, Interventions
Women Reading

Expert: Mark Seidenberg Ph.D.

Audience: 
Parents & Families
Topic: 
Beginning Reading, Interventions
Book

Expert: Jess Surles

Audience: 
Schools & Districts
Topic: 
Beginning Reading, Interventions

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