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Caregiver Involvement When Reading Books to Children

By:  
Anna Gibbs, M.Ed.
Chang-Jen Lin, M.Ed.
Deborah K. Reed, Ph.D.

Posted on: April 23, 2019
Children’s literacy development benefits when they discuss four key elements of stories read by their caregivers.

Dialogic Reading: Part 2

By:  
Tracy Donohue

Posted on: March 31, 2016
How to help your child focus on important reading skills while discussing a text using the CROWD strategy.

Dialogic Reading for Families: Part 1

By:  
Tracy Donohue

Posted on: March 24, 2016
Use of the PEER strategy during read alouds to help children build vocabulary and make connections.