Reading and Literacy
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Mosaic: An Integrated Approach to Mathematics, Science, Technology, & Language (2012)|
This K–5 supplemental instructional program provides lessons and resources that integrate math, science, and technology while supporting English learners and academic language skills. The program is available online free of charge.
Secondary Content-Area Literacy: Time for Crisis or Opportunity for Reform?: Texas Comprehensive Center Briefing Paper, Number 12 (2012)|
This brief examines the critical need to implement instruction at the secondary level around adolescent, or content-area, literacy. The challenge is to connect the teaching of literacy to the rest of the secondary education improvement agenda.
Southeast Comprehensive Center eBulletin, Volume 5, Number 1: Strengthening Literacy Programs and Instruction (2010)|
This issue of the Southeast Comprehensive Center eBulletin focuses on literacy, specifically on how states can strengthen their literacy programs or plans and provide effective professional development and technical assistance for high-need districts in their efforts to implement quality literacy instruction.
Afterschool Curriculum Choice: Literacy Resources (2008)|
This online database provides access to high-quality literacy resources related to afterschool and expanded learning.
Afterschool Training Toolkit DVD: Short Videos of Promising Practices in Afterschool (2008)|
These 25 short videos are based on visits to afterschool programs across the country identified through a rigorous process based on data suggesting their afterschool academic practices are positively impacting student learning. The videos provide real-life examples of successful afterschool instruction, and they support the goals of the 21st Century Community Learning Centers by illustrating fun and engaging ways to embed academics in afterschool.
Afterschool Training Toolkit: Building Quality Enrichment Activities (2008)|
This online toolkit provides resources for developing fun, innovative, and academically enriching activities for afterschool and expanded learning programs. The toolkit includes promising practices and sample lessons in the arts, literacy, math, science, technology, and homework help.
Rapid Response: Alignment of University Curricula for Preservice Teachers With Scientifically Based Reading Research (2008)|
This resource was produced in response to a request: "What are state departments of education (SDE) doing to ensure that their universities are aligning their curricula with scientifically based reading research (SBRR) resources and practices with regard to teaching preservice teachers reading courses? This includes content, instruction, and books."
Reading Assessment Database for Grades PreK–3 (2006)|
This database, a complementary tool to the Cognitive Foundations of Learning to Read: A Framework, enables reading teachers to search for preK–3 reading assessments that test the framework's 14 reading skills.
Building Reading Proficiency at the Secondary Level: A Guide to Resources (2000)|
This publication reviews the scholarly literature to determine (a) current theoretical perspectives and research findings on building reading proficiency at the secondary level and (b) the implications of these findings for classroom instruction.
Cognitive Foundations of Learning to Read: A Framework (2000)|
This book provides a concise summary of the research findings related to how children learn to read. A graphical representation of the framework is provided to familiarize teachers with the cognitive elements that research has shown to be essential in learning to read.