Reading and Writing Resources for Teachers

Review videos designed to help instructors develop students' reading and writing skills.

Talking Tables

See two videos about this oral language development program for early primary children.

Video 1 (7 minutes, 13 seconds)

Video 2, Part 1 (4 minutes, 23 seconds)

Video 2, Part 2 (3 minutes, 59 seconds)

Video 2, Part 3 (2 minutes, 5 seconds)

Firm Foundations

Watch this video about the play-based Firm Foundations kindergarten literacy program.

Introduction (2 minutes, 35 seconds)

Part 1 (1 minute)

Part 2 (1 minute, 10 seconds)

Squiggles

Check out this brief introduction to the strategy of using art to get at children’s thinking (1 minute, 51 seconds).

It’s All in the Bag: Clustering From Text

Learn strategies for encouraging children to tell stories inspired by artifacts and their own drawing.

Part 1 (6 minutes, 53 seconds)

Part 2 (4 minutes, 51 seconds)

Part 3 (5 minutes, 45 seconds)

At Promise: Reading Practices that Work

Discover effective ways to get children into reading.

Part 1 (4 minutes, 14 seconds)

Part 2 (4 minutes, 1 second)

Part 3 (4 minutes, 57 seconds)