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The Abecedarian Reading Assessment

Reading assessment tool designed to provide diagnostic information about early reading skills
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Read, Write, Think

Website providing free materials for reading and language arts instruction
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National Council of Teachers of English

Shared mission to improve the teaching and learning of English and language arts at all levels
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The Literacy Web at the University of Connecticut

Literacy resources for the classroom, including news, research, and ideas for integrating literacy strategies
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Reading Tips for Parents

Great tips for parents and families to help young children develop early literacy skills!
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Reading Rockets: For Parents

Reading tips for parents
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Put Reading First: Helping Your Child Learn to Read

Tips for parents of young children with ideas of early literacy activities that can be done at home.
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Learning to Read is a Family Affair

Tips for families when reading aloud with their children
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Dad's Playbook: Coaching Kids to Read

Ideas for fathers to encourage their children to read.
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Shining Stars

Strategies for parents on teaching their children to read
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Resources from Sarah Blake LaRose

Links to articles about issues concerning literacy for people who are blind
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NICHD Publications on Reading

National studies and research related to reading
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National Reading Panel

A review of research-based knowledge on reading instruction
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National Reading Initiative

The National Reading Initiative focuses on the core mission of improving the teaching of writing and improving the use of writing across the disciplines
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LINCS (Literacy Information and Communication System)

Information and resources on adult literacy and related topics
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Collaboration Strategies

Strategies to help general education and special education providers plan for and implement co-teaching during reading instruction in classrooms that include a variety of learners.

Using Computers to Teach Literacy Skills

Tips on how computer activities can be used to promote language acquisition, improve understanding of symbols, pictures, words with deafblind students

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