Literacy Leader Archives
For the month of March, 2002, the winners are...
or Classroom Website:
K-3 Elementary School in Loogootee, Indiana
features exemplary models of telecollaborative and integrated Internet
projects, educational articles about technology integration, teaching
resources, safe searching lessons and much, much more.
Website: The Reading Lady,
founded by Laura Kump, features practical literacy resources, instructional
strategies and online discussion boards on topics including 6 Trait
Writing, Author Studies, Reading Comprehension, Math, Poetry, Reader's
Theater, and Study Groups. It's been newly redesigned to facilitate
interaction between educator's building their understanding of literacy
Issues in Literacy Development , written by
John Pikulski and J. David Cooper, summarizes the best available research
and professional expertise to help teachers provide high-quality literacy
instruction for students from kindergarten through Grade 8. The information
has been organized around topics that are important to literacy development.
Report.com is an online newspaper for kids. All of the articles
are written by kids and for kids and topics include News, Entertainment,
Sports, Creativity and Lifestyle. Articles, drawings and cartoons are
rated by the audience, and writers earn Kids Report Kredits to move
up the ranks of Kid's Report Staff. All entries are published.
[Sorry, link is no longer active.]
and Technology Integration:
Units for Primary Grades was prepared collaboratively from 1997-1999
as a graduate course assignment at the University of South Carolina.
Over 30 thematic units are designed to focus on children's literature
while directing students to explore related online resources and other
offline materials and engaging activities.
Teacher Tap is a "free
professional development resource that helps educators address common
technology integration questions by providing practical, online resources
and activities." Created by Annette Lamb, this site includes mini-workshop
sessions designed to foster exploration of the Internet in terms of
important educational starting points, connecting with others, determining
intellectual property, and using search tools.
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