Sightwords – Teaching Reading Strategies for Parents and Teachers offers free strategies, lessons, games and tips for teaching reading to beginning readers. Several experienced teachers and education professionals authored this site. Lessons are geared to children ages 3-5.

The resources include printable cards to play the sight word games. And there are lists for Dolch sight words, Fry sight words, and the top 150 written words in English. The instructors’ guidance is laid out clearly, with video examples of five techniques for helping children learn to read, and video examples of the reading games.

Another section guides you in teaching phonological and phonemic awareness. Their phonics curriculum, like the site words curriculum, includes videos of techniques and strategies. also offers techniques for teaching math skills in counting and basic addition. The instructors emphasize the use of manipulatives and hands-on activities to help children learn these skills. As with the reading strategies, videos guide you in how to conduct the lessons.