What Is Phonics?
Learn the facts about phonics, why learning phonics is important for your child, and more.
What Not to Say to Emerging Readers
We’ve listed common mistakes that some parents make, along with better ways to support emerging readers.
What to Do When Your Child Hates Reading
Does your child hate reading? Find tips on how to motivate children to read–and like reading.
From Knowing Your ABCs to Learning to Read
Hooray! Your child can sing the alphabet like a pro! Now what? Here are seven important tips to consider after your child has learned the letters of the alphabet, but before she’s reading fluently:
How to Create a Literate Home
Find out how to make your home an ideal environment for language and literacy learning for babies and toddlers, preschoolers and kindergartners and early readers and writers.
Book Clubs for Kids
Find out how to start a parent-child book club, get tips for organizing and maintaining a book club and suggestions for ways to have great discussions, and learn about the benefits of kids’ book clubs.
Qualities of a Good Classroom
Learn about classrooms and child care settings that help children become readers and writers.
“Read” Illustrations to Improve Literacy Skills
Explore illustrations with your child and to help him develop his ability to “read” visual compositions.
Tips for Summer Reading
Learn tips for weaving language and literacy activities into your child’s summer days.
The Surprising Meaning and Benefits of Nursery Rhymes
Learn the surprising meaning of nursery rhymes and why parents and children should continue to enjoy them together.