BookSmart is a free digital library of books appropriate for children 3-12 years old. It features hundreds of books in numerous languages, including English and Spanish. It can be used to enhance in- and out-of-school reading, to help parents engage in conversations around books, and to provide book access and programming for out-of-school clubs and libraries. This platform can be viewed as a website or downloaded as an app on any electronic device that uses iOS or Android software. No personal information is required to access these digital books. Simply visit booksmart.world/facct to get started, or click the link below.
This practice guide provides four recommendations for teaching foundational reading skills to students in kindergarten through 3rd grade. Each recommendation includes implementation steps and solutions for common obstacles. The recommendations also summarize and rate supporting evidence. This guide is geared towards teachers, administrators and other educators who want to improve their students’ foundational reading skills.
Student Center Activities are available for use in Pre-K through fifth grade classrooms. The activities are designed for students to practice, demonstrate and extend their learning of what has already been taught, sometimes with teacher assistance and sometimes independently. Students can complete the activities in small groups, pairs or individually. Accompanying these Student Center Activities is a Teacher Resource Guide that offers important insights on differentiated instruction and how to use the Student Center materials.
The Reading Program Repository is a resource to provide a one-stop shop to support Florida Local Education Agencies (LEAs) with being good consumers of research when selecting reading programs that best meet the needs of their students. The collection of reading programs listed in this repository is based on LEA program selections through the High-Quality Reading Curriculum Grant. The Reading Program Repository will continue to expand, including only programs of interest to Florida LEAs. Each of the programs included in the repository have been reviewed by either the What Works Clearinghouse or Evidence for ESSA. Individuals can use a filter to pull information on specific programs to obtain quick-glance information or view a full program description.
This eBook from The Reading League provides a firm definition of what the science of reading is, what it is not, and how all stakeholders can understand its potential to transform reading instruction. Digital copy citation: 1st within text citation: (The Reading League [TRL], 2022) Subsequent text citations: (TRL, 2022).
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