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  • Why do sounds come first?

    Monday, July 12, 2021 | 11:54am

    When children are first born, we start making faces and cooing sounds. We are constantly talking to our newborns about the weather, naming family members, and identifying everything around them.

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  • Why Should We Focus on Tricky Words?

    Thursday, June 24, 2021 | 04:10pm

    When my son was born, I wanted him to love reading. I wanted him to read Green Eggs and Ham, love going to Tuesday library story time, and enjoy reading books all Sunday afternoon. As a child, I read to him every night before bed.

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  • Early Reading Training: Course 1

    Friday, June 11, 2021 | 05:18pm

    As we are all finishing up the school year, the department is thrilled that so many Tennessee educators are also finishing up Course 1 of the Early Reading Training!

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  • Why Reading 360?

    Monday, May 24, 2021 | 03:47pm

    This month we kicked off our Early Reading Training for Tennessee educators, and we couldn’t be more excited for what it means for literacy across our state!

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