Reading Resources

Monday, August 9, 2010

If you are a parent of a beginning reader, you may have questions about how to help your child with this newly aquired skill.  Well, here are some great websites that you can use a resources.

Reading Rockets
Reading Rockets is a national multimedia project offering information and resources on how young kids learn to read, why so many struggle, and how caring adults can help.

Reading is Fundamental
Reading Is Fundamental, Inc. prepares and motivates children to read by delivering free books and literacy resources to those children and families who need them most. The webiste has a parents page with useful tips for parents.

The National Institute for Literacy
The National Institute for Literacy, a federal agency, provides leadership on literacy issues, including the improvement of reading instruction for children, youth, and adults.

Educational Resources Information Center
Click on Family Info Center to find Parent Brochures from the U.S. Department of Education, Parents and Children Together Online Magazine, and the Parent Talk Magazine.  Plus find links to frequently requested information including their free Question and Answer Service, Homework Helpers, Parental Involvement in Reading and Writing Pages, National Parent Information Network, and other Parent Friendly Sites.
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