Alternative Language Services - Utah State Office of Education's Alternative Language Services.
American Library Association - The American Library Association is the oldest and largest library association in the world, with more than 64,000 members. Its mission is to promote the highest quality library and information services and public access to information.
Apps for Early Literacy
Homework Help - This site contains over 700 links to sites that will help you with your homework.
DIBELS - The Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills (DIBELS) are a set of standardized, individually administered measures of early literacy development. They are designed to be short (one minute) fluency measures used to regularly monitor the development of pre-reading and early reading skills.
Caldecott Medal - The Caldecott Medal was named in honor of nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.
Children's Book Council - The Children's Book Council, Inc. is the nonprofit trade association of publishers and packagers of trade books and related materials for children and young adults.
Children's Literature Web Guide - The Children's Literature Web Guide is an attempt to gather together and categorize the growing number of Internet resources related to books for Children and Young Adults.
Fountas and Pinnell Leveled Books K-8 - Your complete resource for leveled books and Guided Reading instruction, including over 18,000 leveled books that are sortable by level, genre, series, or publisher.
Great Web Sites for Kids - A list of web site approved by the Association for Library Service to children.
Guide to Grammar and Writing - The Guide to Grammar and Writing contains scores of digital handouts on grammar and English usage, over 170 computer-graded quizzes, recommendations on writing, from basic problems in subject-verb agreement and the use of articles to exercises in parallel structures and help with argumentative essays, and a way to submit questions about grammar and writing.
Library of Congress - The Library of Congress, the nation's oldest federal cultural institution. The Library preserves a collection of nearly 121 million items, more than two-thirds of which are in media other than books.
Kids Read - Reading lists, series books, classic titles and the newest titles all are part of Kidsreads.com along with trivia games, contests, author interviews and author biographical information.
New York Public Library - Information about the programs, services, and collections of The New York Public Library, along with access to its catalogs and other information databases.
Newbery Medal - The Newbery Medal was named for eighteenth-century British bookseller John Newbery. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.
No Child Left Behind - No Child Left Behind is the historic, bipartisan education reform effort that President Bush proposed his first week in office and that Congress passed into law on January 8, 2002. The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB) reauthorized the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), the main federal law affecting education from kindergarten through high school. NCLB is built on four principles: accountability for results, more choices for parents, greater local control and flexibility, and an emphasis on doing what works based on scientific research.
PBS Teachers - PBS TeacherSource provides nearly 3,000 free lesson plans and activities for educators tied to PBS programming and correlated to local and national standards.
Preschool Pioneer - Utah's Online Library for Preschoolers at UEN.
Reading A-Z - This is an online reading program with printable leveled texts.
Readers Read - Readers Read, the place to be if you're a book lover! Readers Read features news about the hottest books and authors in all genres, bestseller lists, news about ebooks, and links to the best sites for literature and books.
Reading Rainbow - This popular television program is known for the fascinating and fun books it presents each episode. At this site is a list of the books shown on the program with a brief synopsis, an episode guide, and other resources for teachers.
Reading Rockets for Professionals - Reading Rockets offers research-based and best-practice information for professions that impact kids' reading achievement.
Reading Rockets for Teachers - The Reading Rockets web site was created for teachers. They gather great resources and make them easily available for free. They also encourage you to print out and distribute whatever you need.
Scholastic Book Wizard - This web site was created for teachers. It is an excellent site for leveling books.
StarFall - The Starfall learn-to-read website is offered free as a public service.
Teachers' Top 100 Books - This list was compiled from an online survey in 1999. Parents and teachers will find it useful in selecting quality literature for children.
Utah Reading First - Reading First is a federal reading initiative for K-3 Title I sub-part B of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001.