Research Tools by Subject: Literacy

World Book Online Discover

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Reference resource with content and tools specifically tailored for students reading below grade level because of language or learning difficulties.

Tags: General Reference, Learning Disability, Reading, Reading Comprehension, Literacy

Tripulantes de la Lectura (The Reading Crew)

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BIBLIOTECA DIGITAL INFANTIL Y JUVENIL

¡Disfruta este gran viaje por el mundo de la imaginación!

· Tripulantes de la lectura es una plataforma que ofrece a los niños, docentes, y padres de familia un acervo bibliográfico para preescolar y primaria que puede ser disfrutado en cualquier lugar y momento.

· Tripulantes de la lectura incorpora estrategias para apoyar el desarrollo lector de los niños, acordes con su edad y nivel escolar.

· Los títulos de esta biblioteca son parte del acervo del Consejo Nacional de Fomento Educativo en México. (CONAFE)

 

Palabras clave: Comprensión de Lectura, Alfabetización, Biblioteca Digital, Libros, Imaginación

 

CHILDREN’S AND YOUTH DIGITAL LIBRARY

Enjoy this great journey through the world of imagination!

· Reading Crew is a platform that offers girls and boys, teachers and parents a bibliographic collection for K-6 that can be enjoyed anywhere and at any time.

· Reading Crew incorporates strategies to support the reading development of girls and boys, according to their age and school level.

· The titles in this library are part of the collection of the National Council for Educational Development in Mexico. (CONAFE)

 

Tags: Reading Comprehension, Literacy, Digital Library, Books, Imagination

Brainfuse HelpNow

Brainfuse HelpNow provides on demand, anytime, anywhere eLearning for all ages and levels. HelpNow offers personalized homework help in core subjects (math, reading, writing, science and social studies) including SAT preparation. The Adult Learning Center is included in the HelpNow suite. Live tutors are available online from 2:00 PM to 11:00 PM each day for direct assistance. HelpNow will support the new Count UP math tutoring program but also offers learning assistance in other subjects.

With HelpNow, tutors and students communicate in real time in an online classroom by typing, drawing, and marking-up lessons and web content. Plus, students can use a secure file sharing feature in the writing lab to submit writing assignments to writing tutors any time of the day. The Brainfuse full-service test center offers practice tests for all levels in math, reading, and writing as well as college preparatory tests – including the SAT.


World Book Online – Kids

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Developed especially for young students with simple navigation, easy-to-read articles, multimedia, interactive games and activities, science projects, and teacher tools.

Tags: Educator Resource, Teacher Resource, Lesson Plans, Early Education

World Book Online Early World of Learning

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Offers narrated stories with word-by-word highlighting, interactive games, interactive reference material for beginners, and more to help young learners build vocabulary, comprehension, phonics, and reading fluency.

Tags: Reading Comprehension, Reading Fluency, Early Learning, Story Narration

NextReads

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Are you looking for a few good books to read? Sign up for our e-newsletters and get great book suggestions by email. We’ll deliver reading lists right to your inbox along with new gems, bestsellers, and related titles. You’ll also be able to check immediately whether the items are available at your local Library or whether they’ve been checked out.

Tags: Newsletter, Book Recommendations, Reader’s Advisory, New Books, Fiction, Nonfiction, New York Times Bestsellers, NYT Bestsellers

Dear Reader Book News

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Users can select from 21 monthly book recommendations newsletters and 50 award lists all with direct links into the CALS catalog. Subscribe via email, RSS feed, or view everything on CALS’s BookNews page.

Tags: Award Winners, Book Recommendations, Newsletter

Bookflix

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An online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic to build a love of reading and learning. Intended for use by PreK to 3rd grade students. Please note: For the best user experience, it is recommended that the latest version of Edge, Safari, Firefox or the Chrome browsers be used. All of these browsers may be downloaded for free.

Tags: Storybooks, Educator Resources, Teacher Resources, Pre-K, Elementary, Preschool