Skip Navigation

Scout Archives

Home Projects Publications Archives About Sign Up or Log In

Browse Resources

(2 classifications) (5 resources)

Reading (Elementary)

Study and teaching (2)
United States (2)

View Resource Preventing Reading Difficulties in Young Children

The National Academy Press has released a prepublication copy of this National Research Council report, which calls for "ensur[ing] that all children are equipped with the skills and instruction they need to learn to read." According to one of the report's authors, "We need the will to ensure that every child has access to excellent preschool environments and well-prepared teachers. Because...
View Resource A Compact for Reading & School-Home Links

Established by legislation, A Compact for Reading is "a written agreement among families, teachers, principals, and students to work together to help improve the reading skills of kindergarten through third grade children." A joint effort of the Education Department, the Corporation for National Service, the Los Angeles Times, and Little Planet Learning, this site offers materials designed to help...
View Resource National Center for Education Statistics: The Nation's Report Card Reading 2000

On April 6, 2001, two important educational assessment reports were issued, both based on data collected by the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). The first of these focuses on the reading skills of fourth-graders and finds that the gap between the highest and lowest performing students has widened over the past eight years. Users may access the data and report contents in a...
View Resource Reading a-z: A Complete Online Reading Program

A project of, Reading a-z provides educators with over 150 downloadable guided reading books to help children become more proficient readers. The site also contains over 212 lessons plans, over 500 worksheets, and over 200 flash cards to help teach alphabetic principle, phonemic awareness, and sound/symbol relationships. Although there is an annual subscription fee, viewers...
View Resource Center for the Improvement of Early Reading Achievement

Representing a consortium of educators from five universities (including the University of Michigan, Michigan State University, and the University of Georgia) the Center for the Improvement of Early Reading Achievement (CIERA) is a national center for research on early reading. With substantial support from the Department of Education, CIERA conducts research into the nature of enabling young...