Is it possible to teach someone to read without things like lesson plans, reading lists, and how-to publications? Of course it is.... But all of us can use a little extra help every now and then!
Linked here are IRA online resources perfect for use in the home or the classroom. Theyve been put together by experienced educators (or, in the case of Choices booklists, by experienced kids), and theyre designed to make your teaching task a little easier and a lot more effective.
Lesson plans. Every teacher knows the value of a well-constructed, classroom-tested lesson plan. Here are some of the best.
Choices booklists. Putting the right book in the hands of the right reader is a challenge that teachers, librarians, and parents know well. Here are the books that kids and teens have chosen as their favorites, and that teachers have proven in the classroom.
Parent resources. Written for parents who want to play a meaningful role in their childrens literacy education, IRAs parent resources cover a range of topics and learning levels.