Here you will find some links to helpful literacy sites. This section is updated frequently, so come back often.
Reading Literacy Resources
Zero to Three – this site provides information on language and literacy for babies and infants 0 – 3 years old. They offer podcasts and tips on different stages of development. They also showcase a “Download of the Week” which provides information on topics ranging from brain development to behavior strategies.
Reach Out and Read – this nonprofit organization works with pediatricians to help support reading literacy and encourage reading to take place at home. At each of the scheduled infant check-ups (beginning at 6 months), the child will receive a book to bring home with him/her. This site offers helpful information, links, and resources to parents.
National Literary Trust – based out of London, this organization shares case studies and news articles about how to engage children to read. They also designed a site specifically for parents to help guide them through their children’s reading journey: Words for Life.
Literacy Connections – a site that provides strategies on reading comprehension, tips on reading aloud, and resources specifically geared toward parents.
The Center for Applied Linguistics – a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting bilingual literacy.