resources for parents and educators of kids in grades 4-12 – also in spanish is a national multimedia project offering information and resources to the parents and educators of struggling adolescent readers and writers. is an educational initiative of WETA disambiguation, the flagship public television and radio station in the nation’s capital, and is funded by Carnegie Corporation of New York and by the Ann B. and Thomas L. Friedman Family Foundation … (full text about).

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Adolescent Literacy 101: By Rafael Heller, Ph.D. – Over the first few years of school, it is crucial for children to master the basics of reading, from sounding out letters and words to making sense of whole books.

If they don’t learn those skills — ideally by the time they finish the 3rd grade — they’ll stand little chance for success in later years. But while students may need the basics of literacy, the basics aren’t all they need … (full long text AdLit101).

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