RIF hosts webinars throughout the year across various topics to support our partners with relevant resources and educational materials ranging from how to apply for a matching grant, implementing a successful Books for Ownership program, to how to do a read aloud. All RIF webinars are archived for your continued use.

Family Literacy Webinar

March 18, 2021
During National Reading Month and there is no better time to celebrate reading with our RIF community, share some at-home reading ideas and tips and end with a bedtime read-aloud, all from the comfort of your home!

Literacy Expert Shares At-Home Reading Tips

May 12, 2020
Reading Is Fundamental’s guest literacy expert, Erin Bailey, shares strategies and activities that families can use at home to support their child’s literacy development particularly during school closures resulting from COVID-19.

At-Home Reading Tips Webinar – Suggested Activities

April 28, 2020
Guest literacy expert, Erin Bailey, shares four videos in her webinar for activities you can do at home with your child: Syllable Shake, Mystery Word, Wake up Letters/Sound and Multi-Sensory Activity for Sign Words.

How to Raise a Reader

Learn tips on how to raise children who love reading with Pamela Paul and Maria Russo, editors of The New York Times Book Review.

2019 Books For Ownership Matching Grant Webinar

Interested in applying for RIF's 2019 Books for Ownership Matching Grant? Join us for this informational webinar to learn about the matching grant opportunity and specific parameters.

Social Media 101 Webinar

Join Reading Is Fundamental for an informative and engaging webinar that will share with you best practices for social media use. We’ll also cover specific social media tactics to use in order to amplify your message, shine a spotlight on your impact and call on your supporters to make a gift as we enter the holiday season. Learn some simple rules and helpful tips to showcase your literacy work.

5 Plus 1 Pillars of Reading Development

Join RIF for a webinar to deepen understanding of reading development. If you are a new teacher, family member of a school-aged child, or RIF volunteer, then this is a great webinar to build a foundational understanding of reading development. Participants will learn about the five pillars of reading development identified by the National Reading Panel (2000) which are phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension.