Tips for Tutors
A Toolbox of Terms for Volunteer Tutoring – Cathy Puett Miller explains the terms used in reading instruction.
Classroom Letter and Language Activities from Dr. Jean Feldman
In Their Own Words: The Language Experience Approach
Talking About Books With Your Students
Telling Students to “Sound It Out”
The Great Phonics Debate
Working and Playing with Words
High-Frequency Sight Words
Using Music to Promote Reading Skills- From our partner site, Songs for Teaching
Picture-Song Storybooks by Regina Newlin
Teaching Children to Listen for Initial Letter Sounds by Jim Gill
Using Music to Build Phonemic Awareness by Laura Woodall and Brenda Ziembroski
Literacy Begins at Home
Books on a Budget – How you can acquire books at minimal cost.
Books for Your Earliest Readers – These books will get your beginning students off to a positive start.
Great Books for Teaching Students to Read – See why Ruth recommends using “Readers” for all ages.
Books your students will enjoy – See our recommendations and links to useful book lists.
References for Volunteer Tutors and Literacy Program Directors – Books and websites that will benefit any literacy program.