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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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