School closings and alternate-day in-person classes require families to pay a more active role in students’ education. With the help of partners like Reading Rockets, we’re providing the help you need to keep kids’ learning on track.
Need Help with At-Home Learning?
NEA has teamed up with PBS station WETA to offer expert tips and resources to help educators and families navigate distance learning. Use these resources to make sure that learning continues—no matter where it takes place.
Reading 101: A Guide for Parents
This guide will give you a better understanding of what it takes to learn to read (and write) and how you can help your children grow as readers, writers, and learners.
Reading Tips for Stronger Vocabulary and Comprehension
Created in partnership with Reading Rockets, this video series invites reading experts answer actual questions from families about how to support their children's vocabulary and comprehension skills at home.
Reading Tips for Using Technology for Reading, Writing, and Learning
Created in partnership with Reading Rockets, this video series invites reading experts answer actual questions from bilingual families about how to use technology as an asset for reading, writing, and learning at home.
A Family Guide to Reading Resources and Strategies to Minimize the COVID Slide
Extended school closures will significantly curtail learning gains in reading. Here are ways to mitigate the loss.
Coronavirus Impact: More Than Just Out-of-School Learning
A resource guide for families coping with COVID-19.
NEA Report: The Proliferation of Pandemic Pods, Micro-Schools, and Home Education
See why the NEA cautions against the pandemic pods, micro-schools, and home education programs that operate outside the authority of state and district public school systems.
Finding Children’s Books in a Pandemic
While children are at home, we have an incredible opportunity to expand their love of reading. We partnered with Reading Rockets to compile a list of resources to help you find a wealth of books for your child—many of them for free.
Reading Tips for Bilingual Families
Created in partnership with Reading Rockets, this video series invites reading experts answer actual questions from bilingual families about how to support their children's literacy and reading skills at home.
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