This toolkit from the National Center on Improving Literacy provides guidance on how and what to advocate for in children’s literacy needs, as well as resources for workshop sessions, problem-solving, research briefs, and infographics. It also serves as a companion resource for the center’s Self-Advocacy toolkit.
If a student has ever asked you why a word is spelled or sounds a certain way, this resource is for you. It lists 15 rules for reading and spelling in the English language. This resource is appropriate for parents as well.
This video resource will help preschool and kindergarten teachers add interactive literacy activities to their day. Get parents involved too! This video will get you thinking about how to implement strategies for engagement.
This resource, developed by Project Zero at Harvard, provides a routine to help students of any age (early childhood through Grade 12 and beyond) warm up to thinking about any topic, idea, or image. It is available in English and Spanish. Every student will have something to say if you introduce this routine!
This IES infographic includes an overview of the components of promising culturally responsive practices that provide support for American Indian English learners. It links recommendations to previous studies and provides additional resources.