School subscribers have access to a rich collection of educational resources such as lesson plans, quizzes, educational games and puzzles related to both math and language skills. School subscriptions also include the FREE Common Core Portals: a K-5 English Common Core Portal and a Math Common Core Portal. These portals have resources aligned to core standards and make integrating TumbleBooks and the Common Core into your classrooms effortless. For those of you not following the Common Core, these portals are also useful since they contain lesson plans and quizzes which help build certain skills, such as vocabulary building or understanding elements of a story.
LibriVox is a free public domain of audiobooks. The site is nonprofit, is powered by volunteers, has 1000+ books in audio format, is used across the globe, and has audiobooks in many different languages including French, Italian, Spanish, German, and many more.
Reading Levels as a Glance. Find the right Reading Level for your Students! The books featured in the Scholastic Reading Club offers are leveled from A to Z according to the popular Fountas & Pinnell system. How do you choose which levels are right for your classroom? Use this chart as a basis for "average" classrooms, adding levels to meet the needs of your student population.
In the highly anticipated second edition of Guided Reading, Fountas and Pinnell remind you of guided reading's critical value within a comprehensive literacy system, and the reflective, responsive teaching required to realize its full potential.
Choose from over 500 reading passages or copy your own from any webpage. Get & give instant feedback with added support from pictures, dictionary, text to speech & translation too.
Leveled Books Database: Search thousands of books leveled for guided reading, Reading Recovery, and Accelerated Reader.
NOW YOU CAN READ, LISTEN, RECORD, AND COLOUR! An Eco Boy 2 is an app with many primary/junior books that can be used in the classroom for interactive guided reading.
Adobe Spark is a free online and mobile graphic design app. Easily create beautiful images, videos, and web pages that make you stand out on social.
Read The Numberlys picture book with the augmented reality IMAG•N•O•TRON™, app. Bring the Numberly’s orderly, black-and-white world to life as you discover letters, numbers and fun toys with your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch. While reading your physical book, use this app to follow friends 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 as they explore their world where there is no alphabet – only numbers. One day, they decide they want something different and set out to create each letter of the alphabet, bringing color, creativity and jellybeans to their world.
Introducing the IMAG•N•O•TRON™, a brand new storybook app experience from Moonbot Studios. It starts with a real book! Once you have purchased your copy of The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore (not included) simply point the IMAG•N•O•TRON at it and watch the pages come to life. Get swept up in a storm! Transport Read More
Augmented reality is a swiftly growing field in both entertainment and education. Enjoy 10 brilliant AR books that will engage all kids in reading. These books merge traditional text with digital content using a piece of technology like a smartphone or a gaming console, and the use of an app which plays video, creates models from content, or allows for interaction with the text.
By Sue Kwiecien
Teaching reading is a hugely complicated task. So much so that researcher Louisa Moats ended up entitling her influential article "Teaching Reading IS Rocket Science." (This, incidentally, also became the basis for the Reading Rockets name!)
Bell Let’s Talk, taking place on January 31, 2018, is a wide-reaching, multi-year program designed to break the silence around mental illness and support mental health all across Canada. In honour of this day, we bring you a list of Canadian books for kids and teens that broach various topics relating to mental health. Pick … Continue reading Bell Let’s Talk Day 2018 →
NaturalReader is text-to-speech app that reads webpages, documents, and eBooks aloud to you with our quality, natural-sounding voices. NaturalReader is an essential tool for those with dyslexia and other reading difficulties. Open up your ears to a new reading experience with over 50 voices in over 20 languages. Just sit back, relax, and let us read to you.
Use your iPad with confidence: friendly help with typing and reading online for students with dyslexia and English Language Learners. Read&Write for iPad is an easy to use alternative keyboard and Safari toolbar to help with everyday tasks like emailing, working on documents, browsing the web and using online forms. It’s great for students, English Language Learners and people of all ages with dyslexia – or anyone who needs a little help typing with their iPad. And now it’s even more useful for French-speaking students with the addition of French speech, word prediction, translation and dictionary tools - just select ‘French’ in your iPad language Settings.
The World Book eBooks platform includes a rich library of beautifully illustrated titles for all ages and interests. Are you an animal fan? Learn amazing animal factoids in the Animal Lives series! Think space is pretty cool? Become an expert on black holes, alien planets, and more by reading books in the Explore the Universe series! Are comic books your thing? Journey on wild math and science adventures with characters from the Building Blocks series!