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Between the Lions     View
Tying in with the television program of the same name, this site offers interactive stories and games for children learning to read and write. Information for parents about the importance of reading to their children, using the local library, and way ...

National Reading Panel (NRP)     View
This panel was convened by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) in 1997 "to assess the effectiveness of different approaches used to teach children to read." In 2000, the NRP concluded its work and submitted ...

Phonemic Awareness: What Does It Mean?     View
Article providing an overview about this method for teaching beginning reading that involves the "use of the sound structure of oral language in learning to read." Includes information about the stages of phonological development, the roles ...

A Tale of Two Schools: A Reading Rockets Special     View
This site is a companion to a 2003 Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) documentary that focuses on two elementary schools to evaluate why "schools are struggling with their most basic job -- teaching kids to read." The site features a program ...

Bingo! Using Environmental Print to Practice Reading     View
Description of a learning activity for kindergartners and first graders in which emerging readers "practice their reading skills using a variety of environmental print materials. Students review familiar logos and images as a class, and then use ...

Reading Rockets     View
"Reading Rockets is a national multimedia project offering information and resources on how young kids learn to read, why so many struggle, and how caring adults can help." Features articles on strategies to help children who struggle with ...

Room to Read     View
"Room to Read partners with local communities throughout the developing world to establish schools, libraries, and other educational infrastructure" to help children learn to read in their local language and in a foreign language, often Eng ...

Read Across America     View
"Originally created as a one-day event to celebrate reading on Dr. Seuss' birthday, March 2, ... [the National Education Association's] Read Across America has grown into a nationwide initiative that promotes reading every day." Includes a ...     View
This site covers policy, research, technology, innovations, and training in literacy. Searchable by country or region, topic or theme, or from the perspective of a teacher, policymaker, researcher, or learner. Jointly sponsored by the International L ...

Online Visual Literacy Project     View
An exploration of common visual elements including the dot, the line, shape, direction, texture, color, hue, saturation, value, scale, dimension, and motion. Audio and video clips are used to illustrate further explanations of several of the elements ...



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