Teacher Literacy Resources

These are some websites with information teachers of reading and writing may enjoy.

The Teachers College Reading and Writing Project website features an outstanding Resources page featuring videos, publications for teachers, mentor texts and samples of student writing.

Comprehension and Decoding strategies, an article from Scholastic that gives adults several ways to help students with reading words that go beyond suggesting the child sound out words.

Poetry in Voice, the website includes a section of resources for teachers on how to teach poetry.

Exploding Reading Myths, an article from Foundations for Literacy that challenges commonly held myths about literacy and reading.

LifeLiteracyCanada, a section on Family Literacy includes tips and activities for the whole family.

Literacy Matters: A Call for Action, a report from TD Bank Financial Group, 2007