These multimedia resources provide an introduction to what we know about early literacy, what it takes to teach kids to read, and what teachers, schools, and families schools can do to help support young readers.
Holly Lane, the Director of the University of Florida Literacy Institute (UFLI) and an associate professor of special education, provides a brief overview of the science of reading and the different bodies of research that contribute to it.
In this overview from Calgary Reads, learn about the two key segments of Scarborough’s Reading Rope: Word recognition and language comprehension. By building on these two strands, we can create a rope to bridge the gap between reading well and struggling to read.
Browse our collection of books to help you continue to deepen your knowledge about reading, writing, and effective classroom instruction. You’ll also find books on reading motivation and reading aloud to children.