In response to the many questions posed by parents about how they can support their children’s reading and writing development, the Northern Illinois University Literacy Clinic has created a series of free YouTube videos to share with parents.
The “Raising Readers” video series is currently available in English and offers simple research-based strategies that parents can use to support their children’s reading and writing development at home.
The videos in the “Raising Readers” series are short (two to four minutes each), easy to understand, and demonstrated with real families. They are all available Northern Illinois University Literacy Clinic YouTube Channel.
The “Raising Readers” series contains 12 videos focused on these topics:
• Building the Reading Habit
• Promoting a Love of Reading (Grades K-5)
• Promoting a Love of Reading (Grades 6-12)
• Phonemic Awareness
• Comprehension Strategies
• Comprehension of Fiction
• Comprehension of Informational Texts
• Writing (Grades K-2)
• Helping Your Child with Writing (Grades 3-5)