Encouraging Reading & Writing

How to Help Your Child With Reading

How can you help your child get better at reading? Get tips to help your child build and improve rea…

Video: How to Choose Books for Kids Who Struggle With Reading

It's important for kids to read, even if they have trouble with it. Watch as an expert explains how …

Multisensory Tools and Techniques for Kids Who Learn and Think Differently

Explore multisensory teaching techniques and printable tools to help kids with reading, writing, and…

Whisper Reading: What It Is and How It Works

Lean in close and learn how whisper reading and whisper phones can help your child build reading ski…

Download: Multisensory Reading and Writing Tools

These free reading and writing tools, like color-coded letter tiles and a Read It, Built It, Write I…

Lexile Levels: What You Need to Know

Many schools use the Lexile system to measure student reading levels and text difficulty. Here's how…

Download: Tools to Help With Handwriting

These free handwriting tools, like printable bold line paper, shape-tracing worksheets, and a "space…

Beyond Books: 6 Fun Things for Kids to Read

Kids are more likely to read if they have fun doing it. Here are 6 fun reading formats for kids beyo…

Video: How to Help Your Child Connect Letters and Sounds

Watch this video to learn how to use rhyming games and other activities to help your child build an …

8 Tips to Help Young Kids Develop Good Reading Habits

How can you encourage your child to be a reader? Here are eight tips to help young kids develop good…

4 Steps to Choosing Books at Your Child’s Reading Level

Learn how to choose books at your child's reading level. Follow these four steps to find out your ch…

5 Reasons Graphic Novels Can Help Kids With Reading

Graphic novels are a great option for kids who have trouble reading. Here are five reasons graphic n…

Download: Graphic Organizers to Help Kids With Writing

These free graphic organizers can help kids break writing assignments into smaller steps. Each print…

Download: Graphic Organizers to Help Kids With Reading

These free graphic organizers for reading are printable and come with filled-in examples. Download t…

6 Strategies to Teach Kids Self-Regulation in Writing

SRSD, or self-regulated strategy development, can help kids improve writing skills. See these 6 stra…

Community Picks: 13 Books for Struggling Readers

The best way to encourage a struggling reader is to find fun books at the right reading level. Check…

Video: How to Help Your Child Build Vocabulary

How can you help your child build vocabulary? Watch an expert explain simple vocabulary activities t…

12 Ways to Encourage Your Preschooler to Read

A love of reading starts early and helps kids succeed in school later on. Use these 12 simple tips t…

14 Ways to Encourage Your Grade-Schooler to Read

When kids like to read, it's easier for them to build reading skills. Here are 14 tips for encouragi…

10 Ways to Encourage Your High-Schooler to Read

If your high school child is a reluctant reader, there are many things you can do to help her make p…

Video: Introducing Your Preschooler to Reading

Watch this video for tips on giving your preschooler a head start on reading. These simple pointers …

7 Books Featuring Characters With Dyslexia or ADHD

These books feature characters with learning and attention issues like dyslexia and ADHD. See this l…

8 Children’s Books Featuring Rhyme and Alliteration

Books with rhyme and alliteration can help young children who are learning to read. Check out these …

How to Help Your Child Build Phonological Awareness

Kids who struggle with reading need extra help learning phonological skills. Explore activities and …

9 Ways to Build Phonological Awareness in Pre-K and Kindergarten

Preschool students and kindergartners benefit from practicing phonological awareness before they sta…

8 Ways to Build Phonological Awareness in Grade-Schoolers

Grade-schoolers with reading issues may need evaluation and extra help to learn phonological or phon…

8 Ways to Build Phonological Awareness in Middle-Schoolers

Middle-schoolers with decoding problems may need evaluation and help building phonological or phonem…

12 Great Books for Reluctant Readers in Grades 3–5

Find books for reluctant readers in third through fifth grade. A grade-school teacher recommends the…

9 Great Books for Reluctant Readers in Middle School

Does your middle-schooler struggle with reading? It can be tough to find interesting books that are …

9 Great Books for Reluctant Teen Readers

Does your teen struggle with reading? It can be tough to find interesting books that are at your chi…

4 Reasons to Keep Reading to Your Grade-Schooler

Find out why reading to your child continues to be important even when she gets older.

6 Tips for Helping Young Kids Learn to Write

Is your child having trouble learning how to form letters and write words? Check out these tips for …

7 Great Ways to Encourage Your Grade-Schooler’s Writing

Does your child struggle with writing? From Journal Jars to scrapbooks, here are creative and fun wa…

Summer Reading Lists

Get your kids reading this summer with these great books, sure to appeal to reluctant readers of eve…

Preventing Summer Brain Drain

It's important for kids not to lose academic skills over the summer. Find smart, fun ways to help yo…

12 Summer Learning Apps and Games for Grade-Schoolers

Apps, games and websites can help keep learning going for grade-schoolers over the summer. Learn abo…

10 Summer Learning Apps and Games for Tweens and Teens

Find apps and games to help middle-schoolers and high-schoolers keep their skills from getting rusty…

9 Fun Summer Books for Reluctant Readers in Grades 3–5

Get summer reading recommendations for elementary school kids. These beach books could appeal to eve…

7 Fun Summer Books for Reluctant Readers in Grades 6–8

Get summer reading recommendations for middle-schoolers. Here are approachable beach books that will…

7 Fun Summer Books for Reluctant Readers in Grades 9–12

Need summer reading recommendations for your high-schooler? Even reluctant teen readers may enjoy th…

9 Ways to Help Kids With Dyslexia Remember and Pronounce Long Words

Kids with dyslexia can have trouble remembering and pronouncing long words. Get tips on how to help …

Encouraging Reading & Writing

How to Help Your Child With Reading

How can you help your child get better at reading? Get tips to help your child build and improve rea…

Video: How to Choose Books for Kids Who Struggle With Reading

It's important for kids to read, even if they have trouble with it. Watch as an expert explains how …

Multisensory Tools and Techniques for Kids Who Learn and Think Differently

Explore multisensory teaching techniques and printable tools to help kids with reading, writing, and…

Whisper Reading: What It Is and How It Works

Lean in close and learn how whisper reading and whisper phones can help your child build reading ski…

Download: Multisensory Reading and Writing Tools

These free reading and writing tools, like color-coded letter tiles and a Read It, Built It, Write I…

Lexile Levels: What You Need to Know

Many schools use the Lexile system to measure student reading levels and text difficulty. Here's how…

Download: Tools to Help With Handwriting

These free handwriting tools, like printable bold line paper, shape-tracing worksheets, and a "space…

Beyond Books: 6 Fun Things for Kids to Read

Kids are more likely to read if they have fun doing it. Here are 6 fun reading formats for kids beyo…

Video: How to Help Your Child Connect Letters and Sounds

Watch this video to learn how to use rhyming games and other activities to help your child build an …

8 Tips to Help Young Kids Develop Good Reading Habits

How can you encourage your child to be a reader? Here are eight tips to help young kids develop good…

4 Steps to Choosing Books at Your Child’s Reading Level

Learn how to choose books at your child's reading level. Follow these four steps to find out your ch…

5 Reasons Graphic Novels Can Help Kids With Reading

Graphic novels are a great option for kids who have trouble reading. Here are five reasons graphic n…

Download: Graphic Organizers to Help Kids With Writing

These free graphic organizers can help kids break writing assignments into smaller steps. Each print…

Download: Graphic Organizers to Help Kids With Reading

These free graphic organizers for reading are printable and come with filled-in examples. Download t…

6 Strategies to Teach Kids Self-Regulation in Writing

SRSD, or self-regulated strategy development, can help kids improve writing skills. See these 6 stra…

Community Picks: 13 Books for Struggling Readers

The best way to encourage a struggling reader is to find fun books at the right reading level. Check…

Video: How to Help Your Child Build Vocabulary

How can you help your child build vocabulary? Watch an expert explain simple vocabulary activities t…

12 Ways to Encourage Your Preschooler to Read

A love of reading starts early and helps kids succeed in school later on. Use these 12 simple tips t…

14 Ways to Encourage Your Grade-Schooler to Read

When kids like to read, it's easier for them to build reading skills. Here are 14 tips for encouragi…

10 Ways to Encourage Your High-Schooler to Read

If your high school child is a reluctant reader, there are many things you can do to help her make p…

Video: Introducing Your Preschooler to Reading

Watch this video for tips on giving your preschooler a head start on reading. These simple pointers …

7 Books Featuring Characters With Dyslexia or ADHD

These books feature characters with learning and attention issues like dyslexia and ADHD. See this l…

8 Children’s Books Featuring Rhyme and Alliteration

Books with rhyme and alliteration can help young children who are learning to read. Check out these …

How to Help Your Child Build Phonological Awareness

Kids who struggle with reading need extra help learning phonological skills. Explore activities and …

9 Ways to Build Phonological Awareness in Pre-K and Kindergarten

Preschool students and kindergartners benefit from practicing phonological awareness before they sta…

8 Ways to Build Phonological Awareness in Grade-Schoolers

Grade-schoolers with reading issues may need evaluation and extra help to learn phonological or phon…

8 Ways to Build Phonological Awareness in Middle-Schoolers

Middle-schoolers with decoding problems may need evaluation and help building phonological or phonem…

12 Great Books for Reluctant Readers in Grades 3–5

Find books for reluctant readers in third through fifth grade. A grade-school teacher recommends the…

9 Great Books for Reluctant Readers in Middle School

Does your middle-schooler struggle with reading? It can be tough to find interesting books that are …

9 Great Books for Reluctant Teen Readers

Does your teen struggle with reading? It can be tough to find interesting books that are at your chi…

4 Reasons to Keep Reading to Your Grade-Schooler

Find out why reading to your child continues to be important even when she gets older.

6 Tips for Helping Young Kids Learn to Write

Is your child having trouble learning how to form letters and write words? Check out these tips for …

7 Great Ways to Encourage Your Grade-Schooler’s Writing

Does your child struggle with writing? From Journal Jars to scrapbooks, here are creative and fun wa…

Summer Reading Lists

Get your kids reading this summer with these great books, sure to appeal to reluctant readers of eve…

Preventing Summer Brain Drain

It's important for kids not to lose academic skills over the summer. Find smart, fun ways to help yo…

12 Summer Learning Apps and Games for Grade-Schoolers

Apps, games and websites can help keep learning going for grade-schoolers over the summer. Learn abo…

10 Summer Learning Apps and Games for Tweens and Teens

Find apps and games to help middle-schoolers and high-schoolers keep their skills from getting rusty…

9 Fun Summer Books for Reluctant Readers in Grades 3–5

Get summer reading recommendations for elementary school kids. These beach books could appeal to eve…

7 Fun Summer Books for Reluctant Readers in Grades 6–8

Get summer reading recommendations for middle-schoolers. Here are approachable beach books that will…

7 Fun Summer Books for Reluctant Readers in Grades 9–12

Need summer reading recommendations for your high-schooler? Even reluctant teen readers may enjoy th…

9 Ways to Help Kids With Dyslexia Remember and Pronounce Long Words

Kids with dyslexia can have trouble remembering and pronouncing long words. Get tips on how to help …

Encouraging Reading & Writing

How to Help Your Child With Reading

How can you help your child get better at reading? Get tips to help your child build and improve rea…

Video: How to Choose Books for Kids Who Struggle With Reading

It's important for kids to read, even if they have trouble with it. Watch as an expert explains how …

Multisensory Tools and Techniques for Kids Who Learn and Think Differently

Explore multisensory teaching techniques and printable tools to help kids with reading, writing, and…

Whisper Reading: What It Is and How It Works

Lean in close and learn how whisper reading and whisper phones can help your child build reading ski…

Download: Multisensory Reading and Writing Tools

These free reading and writing tools, like color-coded letter tiles and a Read It, Built It, Write I…

Lexile Levels: What You Need to Know

Many schools use the Lexile system to measure student reading levels and text difficulty. Here's how…

Download: Tools to Help With Handwriting

These free handwriting tools, like printable bold line paper, shape-tracing worksheets, and a "space…

Beyond Books: 6 Fun Things for Kids to Read

Kids are more likely to read if they have fun doing it. Here are 6 fun reading formats for kids beyo…

Video: How to Help Your Child Connect Letters and Sounds

Watch this video to learn how to use rhyming games and other activities to help your child build an …

8 Tips to Help Young Kids Develop Good Reading Habits

How can you encourage your child to be a reader? Here are eight tips to help young kids develop good…

4 Steps to Choosing Books at Your Child’s Reading Level

Learn how to choose books at your child's reading level. Follow these four steps to find out your ch…

5 Reasons Graphic Novels Can Help Kids With Reading

Graphic novels are a great option for kids who have trouble reading. Here are five reasons graphic n…

Download: Graphic Organizers to Help Kids With Writing

These free graphic organizers can help kids break writing assignments into smaller steps. Each print…

Download: Graphic Organizers to Help Kids With Reading

These free graphic organizers for reading are printable and come with filled-in examples. Download t…

6 Strategies to Teach Kids Self-Regulation in Writing

SRSD, or self-regulated strategy development, can help kids improve writing skills. See these 6 stra…

Community Picks: 13 Books for Struggling Readers

The best way to encourage a struggling reader is to find fun books at the right reading level. Check…

Video: How to Help Your Child Build Vocabulary

How can you help your child build vocabulary? Watch an expert explain simple vocabulary activities t…

12 Ways to Encourage Your Preschooler to Read

A love of reading starts early and helps kids succeed in school later on. Use these 12 simple tips t…

14 Ways to Encourage Your Grade-Schooler to Read

When kids like to read, it's easier for them to build reading skills. Here are 14 tips for encouragi…

10 Ways to Encourage Your High-Schooler to Read

If your high school child is a reluctant reader, there are many things you can do to help her make p…

Video: Introducing Your Preschooler to Reading

Watch this video for tips on giving your preschooler a head start on reading. These simple pointers …

7 Books Featuring Characters With Dyslexia or ADHD

These books feature characters with learning and attention issues like dyslexia and ADHD. See this l…

8 Children’s Books Featuring Rhyme and Alliteration

Books with rhyme and alliteration can help young children who are learning to read. Check out these …

How to Help Your Child Build Phonological Awareness

Kids who struggle with reading need extra help learning phonological skills. Explore activities and …

9 Ways to Build Phonological Awareness in Pre-K and Kindergarten

Preschool students and kindergartners benefit from practicing phonological awareness before they sta…

8 Ways to Build Phonological Awareness in Grade-Schoolers

Grade-schoolers with reading issues may need evaluation and extra help to learn phonological or phon…

8 Ways to Build Phonological Awareness in Middle-Schoolers

Middle-schoolers with decoding problems may need evaluation and help building phonological or phonem…

12 Great Books for Reluctant Readers in Grades 3–5

Find books for reluctant readers in third through fifth grade. A grade-school teacher recommends the…

9 Great Books for Reluctant Readers in Middle School

Does your middle-schooler struggle with reading? It can be tough to find interesting books that are …

9 Great Books for Reluctant Teen Readers

Does your teen struggle with reading? It can be tough to find interesting books that are at your chi…

4 Reasons to Keep Reading to Your Grade-Schooler

Find out why reading to your child continues to be important even when she gets older.

6 Tips for Helping Young Kids Learn to Write

Is your child having trouble learning how to form letters and write words? Check out these tips for …

7 Great Ways to Encourage Your Grade-Schooler’s Writing

Does your child struggle with writing? From Journal Jars to scrapbooks, here are creative and fun wa…

Summer Reading Lists

Get your kids reading this summer with these great books, sure to appeal to reluctant readers of eve…

Preventing Summer Brain Drain

It's important for kids not to lose academic skills over the summer. Find smart, fun ways to help yo…

12 Summer Learning Apps and Games for Grade-Schoolers

Apps, games and websites can help keep learning going for grade-schoolers over the summer. Learn abo…

10 Summer Learning Apps and Games for Tweens and Teens

Find apps and games to help middle-schoolers and high-schoolers keep their skills from getting rusty…

9 Fun Summer Books for Reluctant Readers in Grades 3–5

Get summer reading recommendations for elementary school kids. These beach books could appeal to eve…

7 Fun Summer Books for Reluctant Readers in Grades 6–8

Get summer reading recommendations for middle-schoolers. Here are approachable beach books that will…

7 Fun Summer Books for Reluctant Readers in Grades 9–12

Need summer reading recommendations for your high-schooler? Even reluctant teen readers may enjoy th…

9 Ways to Help Kids With Dyslexia Remember and Pronounce Long Words

Kids with dyslexia can have trouble remembering and pronouncing long words. Get tips on how to help …

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