Critical Issues in Literacy
- Internet Links
Although NCREL takes care in selecting other Internet sites to which it links
or points, such selection does not imply endorsement by NCREL, its partners,
or funding agents.
- Preventing Reading
Difficulties in Young Children
This executive summary translates a large body of research into advice and
guidance for parents, educators, and others.
- Ideas at Work: How to Help
Every Child Become a Reader
The U.S. Department of Education suggests guidelines to promote reading for all children.
- Center for the Improvement of Early
CIERA's mission is to improve the reading achievement of America's children.
Make special note of
Improving the Reading Achievement of America's Children: 10 Research-Based
- "NRC Panel Urges
End to Reading Wars"
Kathleen Kennedy Manzo writes about the National Research Council report
- Start Early, Finish Strong:
How to Help Every Child Become a Reader
This 1999 publication from the U.S. Department of Education is part of the
America Reads Challenge.
Literature Web Guide
Internet resources on literature for children and young adults. Includes
some full text stories.
Magazine by and for children.
Clearinghouse: Reading, English, and Communications
Clearinghouse Web server describes resources for educators and parents
on language arts topics. Includes full-text stories, some with audio enhancement.
- AskERIC Lesson Plans
Choose from a variety of topics and additional lesson plan sources.
Information about other languages; English/ other language dictionaries;
and sites written in other languages.
Diffusion Network Reading/Writing Programs
Database of curricular and instructional programs reviewed and approved
by the National Diffusion Network.
- Busy Teachers' WebSite K-12
Provides teachers with direct source materials, lesson plans/classroom
activities with a minimum of site-to-site linking, and provides an enjoyable
and rewarding experience for the teacher who is learning to use the Internet.
- Discovery Channel School
This web server features over 50 hours of commercial-free television
programming along with hundreds of pages of activities and lesson ideas
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