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Child’s Reading Development

Parents’ Corner

Learn More About Your Child’s Reading Development

“I am a Reader”: What Being a Reader Means for Your Child

By Doug Evans

I grew up in a small rural town. Luckily, my parents were able to take me into the city from time to time. The city was a wonder to me – tall buildings and so, so much action. Still, I couldn’t imagine what it might be like to grow up in the city. Until I met Harriet…

Inspiring Instruction: What It Means for Your Child

By Doug Evans

Since 1970, the Institute of Reading Development has been dedicated to one thing: making reading a central, vital part of life for children and adults. We offer programs that give students of all ages the skills they need to immerse themselves in great books…

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Children’s Book Week Poster Gallery

“These posters remind me every day why we’re here doing what we’re doing.”
– Karen Mitchell, Facilities Coordinator Help us celebrate the 100th anniversary of Children’s Book Week! Read more employee reflections and view the gallery of beautiful and historic Children’s Book Week posters displayed on the walls of our Novato, CA office.

Since 1970, we’ve been dedicated to teaching the right reading skills and providing our students with great experiences in great books. Our mission is to inspire a lifelong love of reading in every student.

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Strong Comprehension Pays Off!

If you think about the skills your child needs to succeed in school, good reading comprehension is probably at the top of your list. You know that if your child can read with strong comprehension, it will give him or her a big boost in all subjects. It’s also what...

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The Building Blocks of Early Literacy

As a parent, you want to make sure your child starts kindergarten feeling confident, enthusiastic, and ready to learn to read. There’s a lot that kids can learn about books and reading long before they start school. Read on to learn about the building blocks of early...

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The Skills That Make a Strong Reader

As a parent, you know how important reading is. We all want our kids to be strong, successful readers who love books. So, what does skilled reading look like?  When skilled readers open up a new book, they jump into reading with confidence and a sense of curiosity....

read more

“I am a Reader”: What Being a Reader Means for Your Child

By Doug Evans

I grew up in a small rural town. Luckily, my parents were able to take me into the city from time to time. The city was a wonder to me – tall buildings and so, so much action. Still, I couldn’t imagine what it might be like to grow up in the city. Until I met Harriet…

Inspiring Instruction: What It Means for Your Child

By Doug Evans

Since 1970, the Institute of Reading Development has been dedicated to one thing: making reading a central, vital part of life for children and adults. We offer programs that give students of all ages the skills they need to immerse themselves in great books…

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The page you requested could not be found. Try refining your search, or use the navigation above to locate the post.

Children’s Book Week Poster Gallery

“These posters remind me every day why we’re here doing what we’re doing.”
– Karen Mitchell, Facilities Coordinator

Help us celebrate the 100th anniversary of Children’s Book Week! Read more employee reflections and view the gallery of beautiful and historic Children’s Book Week posters displayed on the walls of our Novato, CA office.

No Results Found

The page you requested could not be found. Try refining your search, or use the navigation above to locate the post.

More Articles and Videos:

Strong Comprehension Pays Off!

If you think about the skills your child needs to succeed in school, good reading comprehension is probably at the top of your list. You know that if your child can read with strong comprehension, it will give him or her a big boost in all subjects. It’s also what...

read more

The Building Blocks of Early Literacy

As a parent, you want to make sure your child starts kindergarten feeling confident, enthusiastic, and ready to learn to read. There’s a lot that kids can learn about books and reading long before they start school. Read on to learn about the building blocks of early...

read more

The Skills That Make a Strong Reader

As a parent, you know how important reading is. We all want our kids to be strong, successful readers who love books. So, what does skilled reading look like?  When skilled readers open up a new book, they jump into reading with confidence and a sense of curiosity....

read more

Since 1970, we’ve been dedicated to teaching the right reading skills and providing our students with great experiences in great books. Our mission is to inspire a lifelong love of reading in every student.

Great Books, Great Experiences

Great Books,
Great Experiences