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Reading Rockets: Launching Young Readers

Registration Fee:$24/person
Credit Hours:6
Training Level:2
CDA Goals/Subjects:2 / 6
Core Content:CGD, LEC
CEU Available:Yes
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This series examines how children learn to read, why so many struggle, and how adults can help them. Each episode illustrates a stage of the reading process, incorporating the latest research as well as interviews with America’s top reading experts.

Program Descriptions


  • Roots of Reading—Fred Rogers of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood examines the miracle of reading, one step at a time.
  • Sounds and Symbols—focuses on the two skills every child needs to decode the printed word: phonemic awareness and phonics.
  • Fluent Reading—explores another milestone in a young reader’s development: the ability to decode quickly and achieve fluency.
  • Writing and Spelling—features successful methods for encouraging children to write in order to build their vocabulary and develop their spelling skills.
  • Reading for Meaning—highlights effective comprehension strategies used across the country to help kids understand—and care about—what they read.
  • Empowering Parents—shows parents and caregivers how to catch reading problems early, find the right kind of support, and identify good reading instruction.
  • Becoming Bilingual—visits with children, parents, and teachers to find out what it takes to teach 6-year-olds fluent Spanish or Russian.
  • Reading and the Brain
  • A Chance to Read
  • Reading Rocks—seeks to inspire children who are struggling to learn to read—along with their families and teachers.
  • Integrating a Child Who Speaks a Different Language

More Information

For more information about KET child care training, contact Susan Hines-Bricker at (800) 432-0951, ext. 7278; (859) 258-7278; or .


600 Cooper Drive, Lexington, KY 40502 (859) 258-7000 (800) 432-0951