Internet Scavenger Hunt using approved web links listed in this LibGuide.
Last Updated: Nov 12, 2015
- U.S. Department of Education Early Learning Resources
- The Essentials of Early Literacy Instruction
- National Institute for Literacy Shining Stars/Preschoolers Get Ready to Read
- National Institute for Literacy A Child Becomes a Reader
- National Institute for Literacy Big Dreams; a family book about reading (brochure) Preschool through Grade Three
- American Psychological Association Bringing Books to Life Psychologists' research points to new ways to nurture young readers.
- Get Ready to Read Early Literacy (many different web sites to look at)
- Zero to Three/National Center for Infants, Toddlers, and Families Early Literacy Language Tips and Tools
- Early Childhood News Language & Literacy Articles
- ALA United for Libraries Early Literacy
(studies and resources)
- The Children’s Reading Foundation/ Parents
(you can click on other areas of the website for more information)
- Reach Out and Read Importance of Reading Aloud
- RIF’s Guide to Reading Aloud to Your Children
- U.S. Department of Education Reading Resources
- PEW Research Center PEW Internet
Part 3. Parents and Reading to Children
- PBS Parents How to Create a Literate Home: Young Child and Kindergartner
- KidsHealth from Nemours / How TV Effects Your Child
(you can click on more pages for differing topics on TV watching)
- Pediatrics American Academy of Pediatrics /Children, Adolescents, and Television
(you can click on the right side to download the whole article free)
- Mayo Clinic/Healthy Lifestyle/Children’s Health
Children and TV: Limiting your Child’s Screen Time
- American Academy of Pediatrics Healthychildren.org
Why to Avoid TV Before Age Two
- babble courtesy of Disney /Read it Again, Mom
- University of Texas at Austin College of Education/Education Resources
Read it Again! Some Good Reasons to do What Kids Ask
- Babycenter Expert Advice
Results for search on “reading to children”
Why Toddlers Love Repetition
Literacy Development Begins At Home, With a Literate Home Environment
Kids Don’t Read Books Because Parents Don’t Read Books
- Scholastic Parents Resources
Be a Reading Role Model
- Study: The Number of Teens Reading for Fun Keeps Declining
New research released today from Common Sense Media finds that reading rates don't just fall as kids grow up, but they've also dropped dramatically over the last three decades, with 45 percent of 17-year-olds admitting they read by choice only once or twice a year.
- “Teens Today Don’t Read Books Anymore”: A Study of Differences in Interest and Comprehension Based on Reading Modalities: Part 1, Introduction and Methodology
- New Report from Common Sense Media Reveals Dramatic Drop in Reading Among Teens
Report highlights how the nature of reading is changing; addresses a critical need for more research to understand new media platforms' impact on reading.
- Parents: 17 Ways to Keep Your Middle Schooler Turning the Pages
Amidst the flurry of friends, homework, and hormones, your pre-teen may not feel like reading. Tips for keeping her interest and skills on track.
- RIF: Teenagers and Reading
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