Family Literacy

Parent Links - Reading

  • Colorin Colorado: A Web Site for Spanish-Speaking Parents
      "This resource from Reading Rockets is a bilingual Web site for Spanish-speaking parents. It provides information, activities, and advice on helping children learn to read and succeed."

  • Get Ready To Read
      Get Ready To Read is a screening tool based on research about how young children learn to read. A link to the research is available.

  • Helping Your Child Become A Reader
      "This No Child Left Behind booklet includes activities for families with children from infancy through age 6. Most of the activities make learning experiences out of the everyday routines in which families participate."

  • How Do I Know a Good Early Reading Program When I See One?
      An article from the U.S. Department of Education written to provide guidelines for parents on what is expected from a good reading program, and what should be expected from and available to their children.

  • Read Across America for Parents
      "Learn how and why to make room for books and reading together at home with these resources, activities, and information. "

  • Reading Rockets - For Families
      A project of WETA, the public broadcasting station in Washington, DC, this site provides detailed information about learning to read and strategies for supporting struggling readers at home, at school, and in the community. It offers news, practical information, expert advice, and resources for parents, teachers, tutors, child care providers, and policymakers.

  • Recommended Book Lists from the American Library Association
      "The Association for Library Service to Children promotes reading and books through recommendations, compilations of lists, and related services. ALSC booklists are created as a resource for children's librarians to share with patrons. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to explore these titles to find resources that may match or spark their child's interest."

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