Gaining a Voice After School
This Education Week volume discusses why after school programs are a powerful resource for English-Language learners.
Leveraging Afterschool for English Learner Success
This document compiles resources pertaining specifically to the needs of afterschool programs to support English learners.
This trifold covers the benefits for reading aloud, considerations and additional resources.
This site offers fun, educational activities for reading, writing and storytelling- dedicated to helping kids of all abilities.
Flat Stanley Project
By participating in a Flat Stanley project, children can enhance their literacy skills, make new friends and learn more about the world.
Welcome to Guys Read, a web-based literacy program for boys founded by author and First National Ambassador of Young People’s Literature Jon Scieszka.. Our mission is to help boys become self-motivated, lifelong readers
iEARN Pearl World Youth News
Inspired by journalist Daniel Pearl, PEARL World Youth News is an online international news service managed by secondary school students from around the world.
Ink Think Tank
The Ink Think Tank database was created by 22 children's book authors who have connected their nonfiction works to curriculum standards.
International Children's Digital Library
This website offers a collection of thousands of children's books available free online from countries all around the globe in native languages and in English.
International Reading Association: Read, Write, Think
Parent and afterschool resources for students kindergarten through grade 12. From fun activities to suggested books, we’ve got your out-of-school time covered.
Jack Prelutsky's website allows visitors to enjoy his poems, read letters from students, and learn about the author and parents/educators can find home activities, classroom activities and a booklist.
Margaret Peterson Haddix's website features discussion guides her titles, bonus information for two books and a suggested reading list by grade level.
National Council of Teachers of English
This website, with sections for elementary, middle, secondary and college, offers resources and professional development related to English studies, literacy and language arts.
National Writing Project
The National Writing Project focuses the knowledge, expertise, and leadership of our nation's educators on sustained efforts to improve writing and learning for all learners. This website features research and best practices for teaching writing.
National Education Association: Read Across America
This website offers background information, event planning ideas, activities and resources for Read Across America.
One Size Does Not Fit All
This article from Teacher Magazine offers ways to make reading assignments more engaging for all levels of students.
Award-winning author James Patterson, who has championed books and reading, has created this website for parents and educators to help make children lifelong readers.
Read Write Now Partners Tutoring Program
This program created by the University of Delaware offers guidelines and strategies for tutors or reading partners.
Reading is Fundamental
This website includes articles, advice and booklists as well as a section for parents that has tips and activity ideas to help motivate children to read.
SEDL Afterschool Training Toolkit
This section of the toolkit addresses how to integrate speaking, listening, reading, and writing after school, and offers resources for planning, incorporating real world activities, assessing programs, training staff and resources for key practices.
Shel Silverstien's website gives visitors the option to play games, write poems, print out free bookmarks and poetry kits and download screensavers, audio tracks and wallpaper.
This website includes a database of stories written by youth for youth, as well information about after school curriculum.