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2013 Summer Recommended Reading List Posted in: Recommended Reading Lists (0) Comments

Children engaged in summer reading activities are better prepared for the new academic year. To encourage children to read more books this summer, the New Mexico Public Education Department has compiled a recommended reading list for children in grades K-12. Download the list here More

Actividades del Vinculo Entre la Escuela y el Hogar (K–3) Actividades del Vinculo Entre la Escuela y el Hogar (K–3) Posted in: Information for Parents (0) Comments

En la lista debajo aparecen 100 actividades del Vinculo entre la escuela y el hogar para kindergarten- tercer grado. (Spanish) More

Albuquerque Business Education Compact (ABEC) Literacy Resources Albuquerque Business Education Compact (ABEC) Literacy Resources Posted in: Community Partnership Initiatives (0) Comments

The Albuquerque Business Education Compact (ABEC) is a partnership of business, education and local government in the greater Albuquerque, New Mexico community. ABEC encourages families to read to their children at least ten minutes a day as it will help preschoolers when they go to school be able to learn to read and write more readily. For children who are in school reading at home will build their language skills. This page provides some resources and information to families to support their reading to their children. More

Center for Comprehensive School Reform & Improvement: Professional Learning Communities Center for Comprehensive School Reform & Improvement: Professional Learning Communities Posted in: Educator Professional Development (0) Comments

This site provides several examples of schools who have implemented PLCs to tackle issues such as student achievement, literacy alignment, best practices, and more. More

Center for Comprehensive School Reform & Improvement: Professional Learning Communities Center for Comprehensive School Reform & Improvement: Professional Learning Communities Posted in: Administrator Professional Development (0) Comments

This site provides several examples of schools who have implemented PLCs to tackle issues such as student achievement, literacy alignment, best practices, and more. More

Center on Instruction (K –3) Center on Instruction (K –3) Posted in: Information for Teachers (0) Comments

The Center provides free resources that state, district, and local educators can use in their pursuit of high quality instruction. More

Center on Instruction (K–3)     Center on Instruction (K–3) Posted in: Information for Administrators (0) Comments

The Center provides free resources that state, district, and local educators can use in their pursuit of high quality instruction. More

Children's Books (Birth–Teens) Children's Books (Birth–Teens) Posted in: Information for Teachers (0) Comments

Reading aloud to children continues to be important as they move towards reading and learn to read on their own. Here you'll find information about reading aloud and about all kind of books, including picture books, chapter books and novels, books on a variety of subjects, fairy tales, and folktales, to name a few. More

Colorín Colorado Resources for Administrators (K–12) Colorín Colorado Resources for Administrators (K–12) Posted in: Information for Administrators (0) Comments

Administrators play a crucial role in creating an environment in which English Language Learners (ELL) can succeed. This section offers school leaders ideas and strategies for creating a culture of high expectations for ELLs, offering effective ELL professional development for all staff in the building, and engaging ELL families. Resources include articles, recommended reports, professional books, and expert interviews. More

Common Core State Standards (NGA Center & CCSSO) Common Core State Standards (NGA Center & CCSSO) Posted in: Common Core State Standards (0) Comments

The Common Core State Standards provide a consistent, clear understanding of what students are expected to learn, so teachers and parents know what they need to do to help them. The standards are designed to be robust and relevant to the real world, reflecting the knowledge and skills that our young people need for success in college and careers. With American students fully prepared for the future, our communities will be best positioned to compete successfully in the global economy. More

Developing Early Literacy: Executive Summary of the National Early Literacy Panel (Pre K) Developing Early Literacy: Executive Summary of the National Early Literacy Panel (Pre K) Posted in: Information for Teachers (0) Comments

This document presents the executive summary of the report of the National Early Literacy Panel, which examined the implications of instructional practices used with children from birth through age five. More

Developing Early Literacy: Full Report of the National Early Literacy Panel (Pre K) Developing Early Literacy: Full Report of the National Early Literacy Panel (Pre K) Posted in: Information for Teachers (0) Comments

This document presents the full report of the National Early Literacy Panel, which examined the implications of instructional practices used with children from birth through age five. More

Developing Early Literacy: Report of the National Early Literacy Panel (Executive Summary) Developing Early Literacy: Report of the National Early Literacy Panel (Executive Summary) Posted in: Information for Administrators (0) Comments

This document presents the executive summary of the report of the National Early Literacy Panel, which examined the implications of instructional practices used with children from birth through age five. More

Developing Early Literacy: Report of the National Early Literacy Panel (Executive Summary) Developing Early Literacy: Report of the National Early Literacy Panel (Executive Summary) Posted in: Literacy Research (0) Comments

This document presents the executive summary of the report of the National Early Literacy Panel, which examined the implications of instructional practices used with children from birth through age five. More

Developing Early Literacy: Report of the National Early Literacy Panel (Full Report) Developing Early Literacy: Report of the National Early Literacy Panel (Full Report) Posted in: Information for Administrators (0) Comments

This document presents the full report of the National Early Literacy Panel, which examined the implications of instructional practices used with children from birth through age five. More

Developing Early Literacy: Report of the National Early Literacy Panel (Full Report) Developing Early Literacy: Report of the National Early Literacy Panel (Full Report) Posted in: Literacy Research (0) Comments

This document presents the full report of the National Early Literacy Panel, which examined the implications of instructional practices used with children from birth through age five. More

Developmental Milestones of Early Literacy (Infant–Age 5) Developmental Milestones of Early Literacy (Infant–Age 5) Posted in: Information for Parents (0) Comments

Reach Out and Read’s "Developmental Milestones of Early Literacy," written by pediatricians, provides guidance for parents and doctors on appropriate book-related behaviors for ages 6 months through 5 years. Available in English and Spanish. More

Doing What Works (Pre K–12) Doing What Works (Pre K–12) Posted in: Information for Teachers (0) Comments

The What Works Clearinghouse was created in 2002 by the U.S. Department of Education to be a central and trusted source of scientific evidence for what works in education. More

Doing What Works (Pre K–12) Doing What Works (Pre K–12) Posted in: Information for Administrators (0) Comments

This website provides videos, slideshows, and tools for using proven teaching practices. Based on findings from the U.S. Department of Education's What Works Clearinghouse. More

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library Posted in: Community Partnership Initiatives (0) Comments

This non-profit program facilitates providing free books to children ages 0 to 5 in participating New Mexico communities. Access the website to find a local affiliate or learn how your community can bring free books to children. More

Doña Ana County Reading Foundation Doña Ana County Reading Foundation Posted in: Community Partnership Initiatives (0) Comments

The Children's Reading Foundation of Doña Ana County is a community-driven, county-wide project that promotes the message, “Read with a child 20 minutes every day” and focuses on improving literacy throughout Doña Ana County. More

DonorsChoose.org DonorsChoose.org Posted in: Community Partnership Initiatives (0) Comments

DonorsChoose.org is an online charity that makes it easy for anyone to help students in need. Public school teachers from every corner of America, including New Mexico, post classroom project requests on DonorsChoose.org. Requests range from pencils for a poetry writing unit, to violins for a school recital, to microscope slides for a biology class. Prospective donors may view the project requests and give any amount to a project of choice. Once a project reaches its funding goal, DonorsChoose.org delivers the materials to the school. Donors receive photos of the project taking place, a thank-you letter from the teacher, and a cost report showing how each dollar was spent. More

Early Beginnings: Early Literacy Knowledge &  Instruction (Pre K) Early Beginnings: Early Literacy Knowledge & Instruction (Pre K) Posted in: Information for Teachers (0) Comments

Provides a guide to help early childhood administrators, supervisors, and professional development staff provide teachers with the support and training needed to increase their knowledge base and refine current literacy practice. More

Early Beginnings: Early Literacy Knowledge & Instruction Early Beginnings: Early Literacy Knowledge & Instruction Posted in: Literacy Research (0) Comments

Provides a guide to help early childhood administrators, supervisors, and professional development staff provide teachers with the support and training needed to increase their knowledge base and refine current literacy practice. More

Early Beginnings: Early Literacy Knowledge and Instruction Early Beginnings: Early Literacy Knowledge and Instruction Posted in: Information for Administrators (0) Comments

Provides a guide to help early childhood administrators, supervisors, and professional development staff provide teachers with the support and training needed to increase their knowledge base and refine current literacy practice. More

Early Childhood Education National Archive Early Childhood Education National Archive Posted in: Early Childhood Education (0) Comments

The years before a child reaches kindergarten are among the most critical in his or her life to influence learning. More

Effective Literacy & English Language Instruction for English Learners (K–5) Effective Literacy & English Language Instruction for English Learners (K–5) Posted in: Information for Teachers (0) Comments

Evidence-based practices to support effective literacy instruction for English learners in the elementary grades. More

Effective Literacy & English Language Instruction for English Learners in the Elementary Grades Effective Literacy & English Language Instruction for English Learners in the Elementary Grades Posted in: Information for Administrators (0) Comments

Evidence-based practices to support effective literacy instruction for English learners in the elementary grades. More

ELL Tip Sheets & Guides (Birth to Grade 3) ELL Tip Sheets & Guides (Birth to Grade 3) Posted in: Information for Parents (0) Comments

Colorín Colorado offers free print guides created for parents, teachers, and anyone who wants to improve the reading achievement of children. You are welcome to download and print these guides for your own use or to distribute to others. Available in English and Spanish. More

English Learner Knowledge Base English Learner Knowledge Base Posted in: Educator Professional Development (0) Comments

The English Learner Knowledge Base website is an online database of resources supporting education professionals in the administration of programs and instruction for ELLs. Its resources are identified for four categories of users: Program Administrators, Teachers, Parent Advocates, and Educators of Migrant Students. More

English Learner Knowledge Base English Learner Knowledge Base Posted in: Administrator Professional Development (0) Comments

The English Learner Knowledge Base website is an online database of resources supporting education professionals in the administration of programs and instruction for ELLs. Its resources are identified for four categories of users: Program Administrators, Teachers, Parent Advocates, and Educators of Migrant Students. More

Fine Arts for Children & Teens (FACT) Fine Arts for Children & Teens (FACT) Posted in: Community Partnership Initiatives (0) Comments

FACT is a non-profit organization with the mission to empower and transform young lives by teaching art making, literacy, and life skills in an innovative learning environment. FACT provides high-quality school-day, after-school, and community-based visual arts education programs for young people ages 5-21 in northern New Mexico. Learn more about FACT’s programs and core teaching methodology by accessing this site. More

Florida Center for Reading (FCRR) Research (K–12) Florida Center for Reading (FCRR) Research (K–12) Posted in: Information for Teachers (0) Comments

This website provides information on current reading research and recommendations for reading about reading, grades K-12. More

Free Professional Learning Community Tools and Resources Free Professional Learning Community Tools and Resources Posted in: Administrator Professional Development (0) Comments

PLC tools and resources are available to download and print including reproducibles from PLC books, tips on getting started, schedules, interventions, goal setting, collaboration and teams, and curriculum and assessment. More

Get Ready to Read! (Pre K) Get Ready to Read! (Pre K) Posted in: Information for Teachers (0) Comments

Get Ready to Read! is an early literacy program designed to help parents and early child care providers ensure that young children are equipped with the fundamental skills necessary for learning to read. The Web site is full of free resources, including early literacy activities, online games, checklists and a monthly newsletter. More

Get Ready to Read! Transitioning to Kindergarten Toolkit (Pre K) Get Ready to Read! Transitioning to Kindergarten Toolkit (Pre K) Posted in: Information for Teachers (0) Comments

The Transitioning to Kindergarten Toolkit includes practical and easy-to-use materials for administrators, pre-K teachers, child care providers, kindergarten teachers, and parents to help enhance children's transition to kindergarten. More

Great Ideas! (K–12)     Great Ideas! (K–12) Posted in: Information for Teachers (0) Comments

This website provides summer reading activities, reading tips publications and websites for parents to build children's reading skills. More

Growing Readers: Tips for Raising Strong Readers and Writers (Pre K to Grade 3) Growing Readers: Tips for Raising Strong Readers and Writers (Pre K to Grade 3) Posted in: Information for Parents (0) Comments

Written especially for parents, Growing Readers (formerly Ed Extras) provides monthly tips for raising strong readers and writers. Schools and PTAs can add these preformatted briefs to their parent newsletters. Growing Readers is also a great resource for libraries and community literacy organizations. The one- or two-page articles are available in both English and Spanish. More

Improving K–3 Reading Comprehension Improving K–3 Reading Comprehension Posted in: Educator Professional Development (0) Comments

The Center on Instruction (COI) has published a series of webinars designed to provide key principles and practices that support classroom instruction. More

Improving K–3 Reading Comprehension Improving K–3 Reading Comprehension Posted in: Administrator Professional Development (0) Comments

The Center on Instruction (COI) has published a series of Improving K-3 Reading Comprehension webinars designed to provide key principles and practices that support classroom instruction. More

Internet 4 Classrooms (Pre K–8) Internet 4 Classrooms (Pre K–8) Posted in: Information for Teachers (0) Comments

This site provides a free web portal designed to assist anyone who wants to find high-quality, free Internet resources to use in classroom instruction, developing project ideas, reinforcing specific subject matter areas both in the class and at home and even for online technology tutorials. More

IRIS: Evidence-Based Topics For Educators (K–12) IRIS: Evidence-Based Topics For Educators (K–12) Posted in: Information for Teachers (0) Comments

This website provides a variety of evidence-based topics for educators, including behavior, RTI, learning strategies, and progress monitoring. More

IRIS: Evidence-Based Topics For Educators (K–12) IRIS: Evidence-Based Topics For Educators (K–12) Posted in: Information for Administrators (0) Comments

This website provides a variety of evidence-based topics for educators, including behavior, RTI, learning strategies, and progress monitoring. More

Leading to Reading (Birth to Age 5) Leading to Reading (Birth to Age 5) Posted in: Information for Parents (0) Comments

Where young children ages 0-5 discover the joy of reading and grown-ups enjoy the journey. (Available in English and Spanish) More

Literacy Information (Pre K–Grade 5) Literacy Information (Pre K–Grade 5) Posted in: Information for Parents (0) Comments

Research and information literacy is something students work on throughout their school career. It’s a collection of skills that, when combined, means that a learner is able to find, understand, evaluate and use information. Interest in information literacy grew out of a need to create learners for the 21st century. Here you’ll find information about two ways to begin to develop information literacy in your child. Available in English and Spanish. More

Literacy Instruction in the Content Areas: Getting to the Core of Middle & High School Improvement Literacy Instruction in the Content Areas: Getting to the Core of Middle & High School Improvement Posted in: Information for Teachers (0) Comments

This document addresses the literacy needs of students to be prepared for the intellectual demands of college, work, and citizenship. More

Luna County Reading Foundation Luna County Reading Foundation Posted in: Community Partnership Initiatives (0) Comments

The Children's Reading Foundation of Luna County is a community-driven, county-wide project that promotes the message, “Read with a child 20 minutes every day” and focuses on improving literacy throughout Luna County. More

mCLASS®:DIBELS Next®/IDEL® Posted in: Information for Teachers (0) Comments

Early literacy assessment software in English and Spanish for grades K–3 provided by the Public Education Department to quickly identify the needs of each student and inform next steps with instant analysis, reports and instructional planning tools included in the only licensed mobile version of the research-based DIBELS Next assessment. mCLASS facilitates teachers’ ability to: use short, one-minute fluency measures for foundational reading skills; replace manual calculations with instant results and recommended activities; compare student progress with predictive, research-based benchmark goals; track progress and target instruction to individual... More

Monthly Activity Calendars (Grades 3–5) Monthly Activity Calendars (Grades 3–5) Posted in: Information for Parents (0) Comments

Monthly activity calendars are available for the whole family. You'll find reading and writing activity suggestions for every day of each month. Available in English and Spanish. More

National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition Posted in: Educator Professional Development (0) Comments

Resources are provided for ongoing professional development critical to ensuring that teachers are prepared to deliver excellent instruction to the growing number of ELLs. More

New Mexico Centennial Recommended Reading List New Mexico Centennial Recommended Reading List Posted in: Recommended Reading Lists (0) Comments

In commemoration of the New Mexico Centennial, the New Mexico Public Education Department has compiled a recommended reading list for children in grades PreK-12. These books cover the rich history and culture of New Mexico. More

New Mexico Coalition for Literacy New Mexico Coalition for Literacy Posted in: Community Partnership Initiatives (0) Comments

The NMCL encourages and supports community-based literacy programs and is the New Mexico affiliate and coordinator for the national program of ProLiteracy America, overseeing certification and coordination of its volunteer, tutor trainers. More

New Mexico Common Core State Standards New Mexico Common Core State Standards Posted in: Common Core State Standards (0) Comments

New Mexico, 45 other states, and the District of Columbia have adopted the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for public schooling, establishing new guidelines for both teachers and students. More

New Mexico Early Childhood Education Bureau New Mexico Early Childhood Education Bureau Posted in: Early Childhood Education (0) Comments

The William F. Goodling Even Start Family Literacy Program is the only federal education program that focuses specifically on parents and their children working together to combat illiteracy. More

New Mexico State Library’s Bookmobile and Books by Mail New Mexico State Library’s Bookmobile and Books by Mail Posted in: Community Partnership Initiatives (0) Comments

The State Library operates three bookmobiles in the state that target library and information services to persons in underserved and rural communities. In addition, the Library provides Books by Mail services to those who are rural or homebound residents of New Mexico. The purpose of the program is to provide library service to individuals without access to local libraries who live outside municipal or city limits, is located in a county which has no county-wide library services; or a person who is homebound because of a physical disability and has no other source of library service. More

Parents as Teachers Parents as Teachers Posted in: Community Partnership Initiatives (0) Comments

The mission of this non-profit organization is to provide the information, support and encouragement parents need to help their children develop optimally during the crucial early years of life. Access the website to find local participating affiliates in New Mexico or learn how your community can bring the Parents as Teachers to your community. More

PBS Reading Resources (Infant– K) PBS Reading Resources (Infant– K) Posted in: Information for Parents (0) Comments

Tips are provided for making reading a fun, easy part of every day life. Available in English and Spanish. More

Plus Program Literacy & Math Online Professional Development (K–3) Plus Program Literacy & Math Online Professional Development (K–3) Posted in: Educator Professional Development (0) Comments

Online modules are available covering instructional strategies phonological awareness, phonics, vocabulary, fluency, and comprehension. While originally developed for teachers participating in the New Mexico Public Education Department's K-3 Plus Program, these modules are appropriate for any kindergarten through grade 3 teacher. More

Preventing Reading Difficulties in Young Children Preventing Reading Difficulties in Young Children Posted in: Literacy Research (0) Comments

This landmark report on reading from the National Research Council examines the process of learning to read, predictors of reading success and failure, preventing difficulties before kindergarten, instructional and organizational strategies, helping children with reading difficulties, and recommendations for practice and research. More

Put Reading First: The Research Building Blocks for Teaching Children to Read (K–3) Put Reading First: The Research Building Blocks for Teaching Children to Read (K–3) Posted in: Information for Teachers (0) Comments

This guide, designed by teachers for teachers, summarizes what researchers have discovered about how to successfully teach children to learn to read. More

Reach Out and Read (English) Reach Out and Read (English) Posted in: Community Partnership Initiatives (0) Comments

Reach Out and Read is a nonprofit organization that promotes early literacy and school readiness in pediatric exam rooms nationwide by giving new books to children and advice to parents about the importance of reading aloud. Visit the website to find local participating pediatric health care providers in New Mexico. More

Reach Out and Read (Español) Reach Out and Read (Español) Posted in: Community Partnership Initiatives (0) Comments

Reach Out and Read es una organización sin fines de lucro basada en pruebas, que promueve la alfabetización temprana y la preparación para la escuela en los consultorios pediátricos de todo el país, mediante el suministro de libros nuevos a los niños así como recomendaciones a los padres acerca de la importancia de la lectura en voz alta. More

Reach Out and Read's Recommended Books for Children (Birth–5) Reach Out and Read's Recommended Books for Children (Birth–5) Posted in: Recommended Reading Lists (0) Comments

Reach Out and Read's providers have been distributing books and dispensing literacy guidance for more than 20 years. In that time, they've developed a list of some of the best books for each age group of children, infants through age 5. Available in English and Spanish. More

Readers Raise the Roof! Family Reading Workshop Posted in: Information for Parents Information for Teachers (0) Comments

“Readers Raise the Roof!” is a 90-minute workshop educators can replicate at their school to meet parent involvement goals for families of students in kindergarten through third grade. The workshop is aligned to the New Mexico Reads to Lead! initiative’s goal of reaching out to parents and families to support student learning at home. More

Reading Next: A Vision for Action and Research in Middle & High School Literacy Reading Next: A Vision for Action and Research in Middle & High School Literacy Posted in: Information for Teachers (0) Comments

This document provides combines the best research currently available in a cutting-edge report with well-crafted strategies for turning research into practice. More

Reading Rockets Literacy Calendar Reading Rockets Literacy Calendar Posted in: Recommended Reading Lists (0) Comments

Monthly literacy events are available to find inspiring ways to celebrate reading with students of all ages. More

Reading Rockets Recommended Books for Kids Reading Rockets Recommended Books for Kids Posted in: Recommended Reading Lists (0) Comments

Themed book lists are available for children up to 9 years old. More

Reading Rockets Resources for Teachers (Pre K–5) Reading Rockets Resources for Teachers (Pre K–5) Posted in: Information for Teachers (0) Comments

Reading Rockets offers a wealth of reading strategies, lessons, and activities designed to help young children learn how to read and read better. More

Reading Tips for Parents (Infant–Grade 3) Reading Tips for Parents (Infant–Grade 3) Posted in: Information for Parents (0) Comments

Ideas are provided on how to support your child with reading from birth through grade 3. Available in English and Spanish. More

Reading Tips for Parents (Pre K Navajo) Reading Tips for Parents (Pre K Navajo) Posted in: Information for Parents (0) Comments

Awéé' da'ó'łta'ígíí Bimá dóó bizhé'é yik'ehgo á'doolį́łígíí. More

School-Home Reading Kits (K–3) School-Home Reading Kits (K–3) Posted in: Information for Parents (0) Comments

The School-Home Links Reading Kits are a collection of research-based activities designed to help families reinforce the reading and language arts skills that their children are learning at school. (English) More

Semillitas de Apprendizaje (0 a 5 Años) Semillitas de Apprendizaje (0 a 5 Años) Posted in: Information for Parents (0) Comments

¡Descubre el gozo! Edades 0-5. More

Student Center Activities/Empowering Teacher Routines (K–5) Student Center Activities/Empowering Teacher Routines (K–5) Posted in: Information for Teachers (0) Comments

This website provides Student Center Activities and instructional routines for use in kindergarten through fifth grade classrooms. More

Summer Reads™ Summer Reads™ Posted in: Recommended Reading Lists (0) Comments

This site offers free texts aimed at “getting students ready” for a particular grade level in the fall—third, fourth and fifth grades. More

Teaching All Students to Read in Elementary School: A Guide for Principals (K–5)  Teaching All Students to Read in Elementary School: A Guide for Principals (K–5) Posted in: Information for Administrators (0) Comments

This quick start guide for elementary school-level instructional leaders is based on scientific research on reading and reading instruction as well as on studies of successful schools and interviews with successful principals. More

Tennessee Teacher's Reading Toolkit  (Pre K–5)        Tennessee Teacher's Reading Toolkit (Pre K–5) Posted in: Information for Teachers (0) Comments

The Teacher Toolkit website connects users to the vast array of materials available through Reading and Language Arts resource networks. It provides teachers with an access to research-based resources. More

Tribal Libraries Program Tribal Libraries Program Posted in: Community Partnership Initiatives (0) Comments

The New Mexico State Library's Tribal Libraries Program mission is to promote and support information access in tribal communities with emphasis on current technology and tribal library development. More

Watch and Learn in the ELL Classroom: Middle and High School Watch and Learn in the ELL Classroom: Middle and High School Posted in: Educator Professional Development (0) Comments

Watch and Learn in the ELL Classroom is an online professional developmentseries offered by Colorín Colorado formiddle and high school ELL educators. Watch & Learn presents four video modules featuring strategies from secondary ELL classrooms and interviews with experts on ELL best practices. More

What Content-Area Teachers Should Know About Adolescent Literacy What Content-Area Teachers Should Know About Adolescent Literacy Posted in: Literacy Research (0) Comments

This report summarizes some of the current literature on adolescent literacy. Including basic information for teachers and administrators about how to build adolescents' reading and writing skills. More

What Content-Area Teachers Should Know About Adolescent Literacy (Middle School) What Content-Area Teachers Should Know About Adolescent Literacy (Middle School) Posted in: Information for Teachers (0) Comments

This report summarizes some of the current literature on adolescent literacy. Including basic information for teachers and administrators about how to build adolescents' reading and writing skills. More

What Content-Area Teachers Should Know About Adolescent Literacy (Middle School) What Content-Area Teachers Should Know About Adolescent Literacy (Middle School) Posted in: Information for Administrators (0) Comments

This report summarizes some of the current literature on adolescent literacy. Including basic information for teachers and administrators about how to build adolescents' reading and writing skills. More

What Works Clearinghouse (Pre K–12) What Works Clearinghouse (Pre K–12) Posted in: Information for Teachers (0) Comments

The What Works Clearinghouse was created in 2002 by the U.S. Department of Education to be a central and trusted source of scientific evidence for what works in education. More

What Works Clearinghouse (Pre K–12) What Works Clearinghouse (Pre K–12) Posted in: Information for Administrators (0) Comments

The What Works Clearinghouse was created in 2002 by the U.S. Department of Education to be a central and trusted source of scientific evidence for what works in education. More

Writing to Read: Evidence for How Writing Can Improve Reading (Middle and High School) Writing to Read: Evidence for How Writing Can Improve Reading (Middle and High School) Posted in: Information for Teachers (0) Comments

This document identifies instructional practices in writing shown to improve students' reading abilities and recommends ways that teachers can improve students' reading skills through the teaching of writing. More

Young Readers Council Young Readers Council Posted in: Community Partnership Initiatives (0) Comments

The non-profit Young Readers Council’s goal is to provide an assembly-based book program to second through third- grade students in the elementary schools. The objective, using a unique way of delivering an important message by using an animated character “Homer” to help young children relate and understand the importance of making healthy lifestyle choices and staying tobacco, alcohol and drug free by providing a literacy enhancing and captivating personalized book. More

Zero to Three: Brochures & Guides Zero to Three: Brochures & Guides Posted in: Information for Parents (0) Comments

Free parent guides and resources are available to support early literacy. Available in English and Spanish. More

¡Colorín Colorado! (Pre K– 3) ¡Colorín Colorado! (Pre K– 3) Posted in: Information for Parents (0) Comments

This bilingual resource was created just for parents and families to provide information to help children become good readers and successful students. Available in English and Spanish. More