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Tools & Tips

Professional Excellence From Members, For Members
Our community of experts share lesson plans, activities, advice, and more to help you help your students.
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Advice

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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Advice

Tips for Reading to Infants and Toddlers

It’s never too soon to start reading to your children! If your child learns early to associate reading with pleasure, she is more likely to enjoy reading on her own when she is older.
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Advice

Tips for Guest Readers

When people make the time to read with children, children get the message that reading is important. Make the read aloud experience a great one for you and for your listeners!
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Advice

Raising Readers: What Parents Can Do

Learning to read takes practice. Loving to read takes enthusiasm. Read with your child often and create a sense of enjoyment, wonder, and a passion for reading.
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Help for Families During COVID-19

Families play a key role in helping students avoid the "COVID-19 slide." We've curated a collection of helpful resources and fun activities designed to keep at-home learners engaged and growing.
National Education Association

Great public schools for every student

The National Education Association (NEA), the nation's largest professional employee organization, is committed to advancing the cause of public education. NEA's 3 million members work at every level of education—from pre-school to university graduate programs. NEA has affiliate organizations in every state and in more than 14,000 communities across the United States.