Please pardon our dust! We’re migrating to new web servers and improving our site. We know it’s taking a while but sit tight and we’ll be back better than ever very soon.

  • User Guide for Sample Reading Lessons

    National Center on Intensive Intervention

    A pdf that provides examples of readin lessons for educators to use to achieve the best outcome in childs literacy.

  • Preschool Language and Literacy

    Doing What Works

    A diagram that shows effective ways to prepare students for sucess in literacy development. The two suggest ways is through manipulation of sound and interactive engagement in child reading.

  • Interventions for Struggling Readers

    Doing What Works

    A video that provides an overview of interventions that can be taken to help aid those who are struggling with reading. Shows different levels of interventions based on individual needs of each kid.

  • Monitoring for Undertsaning: Make and Check A prediction

    Florida Center for Reading Research

    Provides a worksheet with instruction about how to actively read with kids. Shows steps and way that you can engage conversation to check comprehension and literacy skills.

  • Dyslexia at School

    University of Michigan

    Shows the importance of eucators getting children evaluated if they show early stages of a learning disability. Also explains the effects that learning disabilities can have on a child social and acaddemic development.

  • The ABCs of active reading

    Reading Rockets

    A video that discusses how to actively enagage with young kids while reading to optimize early literacy development. Provides an easy ABC reading which involves asking about the reading, building vocabulary, and connecting to kids worlds.

  • Apps for Dyslexia and Learning Disabilities

    Dyslexia Help

    Organized list of apps that may be helpful to individuals with dyslexia, parents of dyslexics, or the professionals who work with dyslexics.

  • Learn about Dyslexia

    Dyslexia Help

    Guide for parents to help understand what dyslexia is, how it is diagnosed, and what to expect in a treatment program.

  • Morphological Awareness

    Dyslexia Help

    Learn more about why morphology is an often-overlooked building block for reading fluency, reading comprehension, and spelling.

  • Alpha Fun

    Center for Early Literacy Learning

    Preschoolers can recognize and identify letters especially familiar letters like those in their names. When you join your child in their play with alphabet toys, you encourage their interest in learning.

  • The First Letter Is …

    Center for Early Literacy Learning

    Practitioner practice guide for preschoolers to become familiar with letter sounds. Making the connection between pictures and letter sounds is a great way to introduce preschoolers to the alphabet

  • Environmental Print

    Reading Rockets

    Downloadable PDF on ideas on how to use print found in your everyday environment to help develop your child’s reading skills. Also available in Spanish.

  • Providing Reading Interventions for Students in Grades 4–9

    What Works Clearinghouse

    This practice guide provides four evidence-based recommendations that teachers can use to deliver reading interventions to meet the needs of their students.

  • Learning Together About Reading Comprehension Strategies

    Doing What Works

    Professional development providers and literacy coaches can use this tool to introduce teachers to the key concepts in reading comprehension instruction. Included in this tool is a brainstorming and planning worksheet designed to facilitate preparation for comprehension strategy instruction.

  • Accommodations for Students with Dyslexia

    International Dyslexia Association (IDA):

    Explanation accommodations and modifications as well as a a list of examples for students with Dyslexia.

  • Success Stories

    International Dyslexia Association (IDA):

    List of examples of men and women with dyslexia who have found success in their lives. Includes several hyperlinks to individuals stories

  • Reading 101 for Parents: Comprehension

    Reading Rockets

    This webpage discusses the role of comprehension in reading, and offers insights into various strategies for parents to help to improve a child’s comprehension skills.

  • Reading 101 for Parents: Vocabulary

    Reading Rockets

    This webpage discusses the importance of vocabulary development in reading comprehension and overall literacy skills. It provides insights into ways parents can actively support their child’s vocabulary growth.

  • Reading 101 for Parents: Fluency

    Reading Rockets

    This webpage discusses fluency in reading and its crucial role in successful literacy development. It provides insights into the significance of fluency, while offering practical tips for parents to help improve their child’s reading fluency.

  • Reading 101 for Parents: Phonics and Decoding

    Reading Rockets

    This website discusses the importance of phonics and decoding skills in early literacy education. This site shares effective strategies for parents in guiding their children in phonics and decoding learning.