Helping Children Learn to Read Videos

Reading Rockets has a large collection of videos on developing children’s reading skills.  The collection, designed for teachers and parents, is organized by topic.

Some topics address phonics, reading aloud, reading comprehension, fluency and content area literacy.  Other topics address potential reading difficulties such as struggling readers, autism, dyslexia, and learning disabilities.

For instance, the phonics series addresses  the Alphabetic Principle, the Sounds of the Alphabet, Phonemic Segmentation, Spelling Rules, the Importance of the Alphabetic Principle, and Phonics vs. Whole Language.  Experts and teachers discuss illustrate the importance of phonics in the classroom.

This is an outstanding collection of resources for anyone helping children learn to read.