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Why boys don't read

Fact: boys don't read as much as girls. This reading gender gap is affecting boys' performance in high school and beyond.

Yes, there's a right way to teach reading

There's a "right" way to teach reading, according to best-selling journalist Peg Tyre. So why are many students learning – or not learning - the wrong way?

Making key connections between reading & writing

Though they're often taught separately, reading and writing are inherently linked. Learn how you can help your 4th through 8th grader connect these crucial skills.

My child can't read!

What you can do if your child's reading isn't on track.

The hidden benefits of reading aloud - even for older kids

Educator Jim Trelease explains why reading aloud to your child, no matter what her age, is the magic bullet for creating a lifelong reader.

Read like a detective, write like an investigative reporter

New education standards are turning kids into sleuths -- every day in every subject.

Our 3 favorite reading worksheets for each grade

Rev up reading skills - no matter what level your child's at - with our favorite reading worksheets for preschoolers through fifth graders.

Your kindergartner’s reading under the Common Core Standards

Reading is all about developing knowledge, which is something kindergartners do all year long – even while they’re learning their ABCs.

Should my young child already be reading?

The pressure is on for parents to teach their children to read at a young age. So should you or shouldn't you? The answer from reading experts may surprise you.

Is your child learning reading the right way?

It's not just about learning to read. It's also about how your child is being taught to read. Here are the most popular approaches - one of these is likely used at your child's school.