Literacy Resources for Teachers
This site features an online streaming video program featuring actors reading children's books.
The mission of Boys Read is to transform boys into lifelong readers. This organization of parents, educators, librarians, mentors, authors, and booksellers offers a workshop that helps educators, parents, and guardians to transform boys into lifelong readers.
Getting students to think of completing tasks as a process is important. It helps them get organized, complete the job, and maintain high standards of quality. The Big6 Information Problem-Solving Process is great but the Super 3 simplifies it for younger children.
Big6 is a six-stage model to help anyone solve problems or make decisions by using information. Using the Big6 information literacy process, you will identify information, research goals, seek, use, and assemble relevant, credible information, then to reflect— is the final product effective and was my process efficient?
Three-level study guides provide questions so the purpose for the reading is set for students before they read the text. During the reading, they are guided through the text by the three levels of questions. After the reading, students discuss their answers as a class.