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Mark Weakland’s book How to Prevent Reading Difficulties, Grades PreK-3: Proactive Practices for Teaching Young Children to Readbrings new energy to teaching high-priority foundational skills. By blending the science of reading with the best instructional practices that lead to authentic reading—the ultimate goal of balanced literacy—teachers can prevent many reading difficulties in preK-3 learners. Mark is a national consultant, teacher, writer, and musician who approaches every endeavor with wonder and creativity. Learn more by visiting his website ( and YouTube channel, and follow him on Twitter @MarkWeakland.