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Web Pages: Techniques to Apply and Questions to Ask (from University of
California Berkeley Library)
Evaluating Web Resources
A short video on how to evaluate websites from the University of California Irvine Science Library.
Reading Research Web Resources
Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers
The Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers (ALER), formerly College Reading Association (CRA), is a "professional, educational, non-profit organization devoted to the specific purposes of fostering and promoting directly or indirectly the growth and development of the teaching and learning processes related to reading at all levels."
Delaware Department of Education
The Delaware Department of Education site provides access to content standards, education reports and statistics, educator certification information and school curriculum information.
Edhelper.com offers an abundance of lesson plans on subjects such as math, science, vocabulary, and health.
Education World is another excellent commercial site that offers “free only” links and resources for teachers. Their site is extensive and is divided into sections such as subject guides, article archives, a reference area, a quick research center, web site reviews, and world resources (divided by continent.) A valuable link on this site is to National and State standards: http://www.education-world.com/standards/
International Archive of Education Data
Sponsored by the NCES, (The National Center for Education Statistics) data is collected from countries, states, and local institutions on a variety of education related topics.
"Literacy Connections provides a wealth of information on reading, teaching and tutoring techniques, ESL literacy, and adult literacy. We recommend resources that are useful for teachers, volunteers, and directors of literacy programs. Topics include the language experience approach, phonics, word study, and the best in children's literature."
Literacy Online is "a resource for research and development on literacy in the U.S. and worldwide."
National Assessment of Adult Literacy
"A nationally representative and continuing assessment of English language literary skills of American adults."
PBS TeacherLine sponsors this page with links to discipline specific information and resources. Subject areas include mathematics, reading/language arts, science, and technology and curriculum integration.
Reading Online is “A journal of K-12 research published by the International Reading Association.” They offer peer-reviewed journal articles both current and archived since 1997.
The Educator’s Reference Desk
The Educator’s Reference Desk is sponsored by the Information Institute of Syracuse and offers lesson plans, links to Internet sites, and a topical resource guide.