Websites for Teachers
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This site from the International Reading Association and NCTE provides proven instruction and Internet technology to deliver powerful online tools for teaching reading and language arts in grades K-12.
- Library of Congress Teacher Resources
Focuses on providing primary sources for the classroom and free, comprehensive professional development for teachers. Available lesson plans meet Common Core standards, and state content standards.
- Reading A-Z
Massive online reading resource. Contains More than 1,000 leveled books in multiple genres and formats as well as lesson plans, graphic organizers, and vocabulary resources among other reading materials. Notably, books and resources correlate to Common Core Standards.
- Reading Rockets
Literacy resource with multiple sources of information on reading development and struggling readers (e.g., articles, videos, and lesson plans). The site is targeted at nearly all those involved in helping children to read.
An important site to learn more about special education law. Includes articles, - newsletters, and books and training resources.
Focuses on everything LD; includes downloadable documents, updates about the LD field, information for parents, teachers, and specialists.
Library Association - ALA
ALA Recommended Print/Media List
- Young Adults’
Young Adults’ Choices 2014 Reading List
- Guys Read
Guys Read is a web-based literacy program for boys founded by author and First National Ambassador of Young People’s Literature, Jon Scieszka. Their mission is to help boys become self-motivated, lifelong readers.
- Mother Goose Programs
For over 25 years the Vermont Center for the Book has not only helped change the lives of thousands of young children and their families, but it has empowered librarians, teachers and child-care providers to use picture books, conversation, and standards-based activities to transform the learning lives of thousands of young children all over the country.
Engage your students in online literacy learning with these interactive tools that help them accomplish a variety of goalsâfrom organizing their thoughts to learning about languageâall while having fun.
- The Smithsonian Center
for Learning and Digital Access (SCLDA)
The Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access (SCLDA) uses all the Smithsonian offers to empower learners to explore their own interests and collaborate with others to bring ideas to life.
- Lazy Readers' Book Club
Created by Danny Brassell, this site offers short book recommendations designed to create interest in readers of all ages.
- Children's Book
The Children's Book Council Site contains links to current books for a range of ages. It also contains links to a number of authors.
- Wise Guide
This site is part of the Library of Congress. It offers several resources to teach American history, as well as contemporary figures in American culture. The "Wise Guide" changes monthly and offers links to the best of the library's online materials.
- Annenberg Learner
Professional development resources for educators.