|International Reading Association
The IRA supports those who help others learn to read. Resources include research, professional development, advocacy, and conferences. Find information on special interest groups, awards and grants, careers in literacy, and lesson plans.
Grade Level: Pre-K–3
At GPN Educational Media, teachers can find resources for Reading Rainbow, a PBS series focused on teaching young children to read. Classroom resources, awards, contents, book lists, and products can be found on this site.
Grade Level: Pre-K–3
Reading Rockets is a site dedicated to young readers. The site is divided into sections for teachers, parents, principals, librarians, and other professionals. Find classroom strategies, help for struggling readers, videos, and podcasts, free reading guides, and the latest research.
National Reading Panel
Audience: Graduate Students, Preservice & Practicing educators
A partner of the U.S. Department of Education, the NRP is dedicated to completing research assessment of reading instruction approaches. The site provides visitors a variety of NRP-published material.
Grade levels: Early Childhood
Part of the Early Childhood Education Network, The Literacy Center offers safe learning activities for young children. It follows a modified Montessori approach to teaching reading with the assumption that the online lessons will be supported by appropriate offline instruction. Lessons are available in four languages..
The Literacy Project
Grade levels: K–12, Higher Ed, Adult Learning
This site is “a resource for teachers, literacy organizations and anyone interested in reading and education, created in collaboration with LitCam, Google, and UNESCO’s Institute for Lifelong Learning.” It is somewhat global in nature, serving as a “clearinghouse” providing a wide range of resource links for educators of various levels. Main categories include books, scholarly articles, literacy initiatives around the world, and blogs on literacy. One of the site’s goals is to promote collaborative work in literacy.
Grade Level: All
This Web site, provided by the International Reading Association, offers hundreds of articles on a range of topics in reading education. To find articles that match your particular interests, simply search or browse the author, title, and subject indexes. See Literacy for more reading-related resources.