READING RESOURCES FOR PARENTS
Ten Facts Parents Should Know About Reading - By Jim Trelease
Why Read Aloud to Children - By Jim Trelease
Jim Trelease Website - The goal is to have children make friends with books, not enemies
Other Online resources to help your kids read
Sesame Workshop - The mission is to help kids grow smarter, stronger, and kinder.
Storyblocks - Short video demonstrations of early literacy teaching techniques from the Colorado State Library.
Library of Michigan - Find links to early literacy resources in Michigan and around the country. Numerous downloadable guides on programming, developing literacy, developmental timelines, and activities to promote literacy starting with your preschooler. Videos are also available. This link came from the "For Librarians and Teachers" link: http://www.michigan.gov/michiganreads
U.S. Department of Education - Numerous resources for helping your child become a reader
Reading Rockets - Reading Rockets is a national multimedia literacy initiative offering information and resources on how young kids learn to read, why so many struggle, and how caring adults can help.