Reading & Literacy


Reading & Literacy

Literacy development is a vital part of your child’s overall development. It’s the foundation for doing well at school, socializing with others, problem-solving, making decisions, developing independence, managing money and working. (

Reading and Literacy Resources for Families

Reading Rockets Tips for Parents and Families of

What is Dyslexia?

“Dyslexia is a learning disability in reading. People with dyslexia have trouble reading at a good pace and without mistakes. They may also have a hard time with reading comprehension, spelling, and writing. Some experts say 5 to 10 percent of people have dyslexia. Other say as many as 17 percent show signs of it. People with dyslexia don’t outgrow it. But there are teaching approaches and strategies that can help them improve their reading skills and manage the challenges.” (

Information and resources related to dyslexia, including screening, assessment and intervention can be found here.

Literacy and a Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS)

  • Within an MTSS framework, literacy instruction at all tiers requires a research-based curriculum and differentiated instruction across all domains of literacy.
  • Georgia’s MTSS framework provides differentiated academic, behavioral, and social-emotional supports to students. Such an approach has been shown to significantly impact student proficiency in reading.