Preparing your preschooler to read
You are your child's first — and most influential — teacher. Learn how giving your little one daily opportunities to practice emerging reading skills will help her thrive.
The "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 not learning – or learning the wrong way?
One key 1st grade reading skill
Did George Washington have wooden teeth — or not? Using a nonfiction text, first graders should be able to find out the truth for themselves.
8 ways to support third grade reading
Try these activities to help your third grader master essential reading skills.
8 ways to support second grade reading
Easy activities to help your second grader master essential reading skills.
8 ways to support first grade reading
Try these activities to help your first grader master essential reading skills.
8 ways to support kindergarten reading
Try these activities to help your kindergartner master essential reading skills.
Books that celebrate diversity for kindergartners
These stories, starring penguins, the coolest cat in the barrio, devoted neighbors, and even a rope, will open your child's eyes, heart, and mind to our wide, wonderful world.
Preschool rhyming words worksheets
It's rhyme time! Children love rhyming words — and they're an excellent way to boost early reading skills.
ABCs worksheets for kindergartners
These five worksheets will help kindergartners get a strong grasp on the alphabet — and they'll have a lot of fun coloring, too!
Kindergarten books so great, they made a movie
Kids will delight in seeing their favorite characters brought to life on screen. Plus, talking about how the book and movie compare builds reading skills.
2nd grade books so great, they made a movie
Young readers will enjoy discussing how colorful characters like Fantastic Mr. Fox and the magical Nurse Matilda respond to challenges in the books versus the movies.
1st grade books so great, they made a movie
From silly slapstick to not-so-scary monsters, your young reader will delight in seeing these favorite stories come to life on screen.
Preschool books so great, they made a movie
Read and watch your child's favorite characters — from Chrysanthemum to Clifford —and talk about what happens in the story versus the movie to build reading skills.
Academic vocabulary words for 1st graders
Here are the age-appropriate "big" words your first graders should learn this year.
Preparing your preschooler for writing under Common Core Standards
What are pre-writing skills? Learning letter sounds, listening, speaking, drawing, and scribbling their names are all big parts.