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, word families, and the best in children’s literature.
Why reading aloud is so important. How you can make it a meaningful experience.
| Reading Comprehension
The importance of reading comprehension. Strategies that increase active participation in the reading process.
Tips for volunteer tutors. Word games and phonics activities. How reading teachers and tutors can use literature to improve reading comprehension.
| Resources For
Suggested reading lists for both older and younger learners. How you can start your literacy program on a budget. Professional books for teachers.
Ways that volunteer tutors can fight adult illiteracy.
Especially For Reading Teachers
|Second Language Literacy and
ESL Literacy Links. Resources for Spanish-speaking communities.
| Using Music to Build
Recommendations from our
partner site, Songs for Teaching: Using Music to Promote Learning
Your purchases from our new store support this educational site. Selected books, alphabet charts, music, videos,and software to share the gift of reading.
| Success Stories and
Developed by a reading specialist, these electronic songbooks make reading fun.