This website offers an array of resources for sharing and developing “habits” of reading with children, as well as infinite topics that will inspire children to foster a love or reading as a way of life. For instance, the resources include a theme Booklist, Nonfiction for kids, Choosing and Using Kids Books, and a Summer Booklist, which are examples of the many features on the reading Topics A-Z. In addition, Literary Apps, which target the problems with struggling readers; such as, phonics, spelling, writing, and comprehension. A comprehensive list on how to find the best apps for building literary skills (free-3.99), and Podcasts to watch or listen to, is also included on this website. Likewise, a PBS Kids Lab, which includes current educational games, activities and mobile apps for PreK-3, levels, will motivate and engage the most reluctant readers. Besides, a Free news letter about reading, free books online, and overstock clearance with savings up to 90% is also found on this incredible website.
Type of Material:
•The resources in this might be used in classroom settings, small group and independent projects, home work assignments ,home schooling, extended learning to practice on specific reading skills , and to offer activities to support 21st century subject matter in areas, such as reading and writing. Teachers might also use the resources to increase deeper thinking and understanding; thereby, increasing students’ performance o the College and Career Readiness Standards.
Identify Major Learning Goals:
As stated by the author, the purpose of this website is to offer a variety of resources for sharing the joy of reading with children, and by reviewing great books and authors, readers will find the answer that leads to the joy of reading in children.
Target Student Population:
The versatility of the material supports PreK-3 Grade level .Also, the websites and resources support the Common Core Standards for Reading, and Writing. In addition, the resources address various learning styles
Prerequisite Knowledge or Skills:
This material requires basic computer skills , such as using a web browser, and knowledge of subject matter skills for reading and language acquisition.
• This website offers resources that are current, and demonstrates a core concept grounded in the Common Core Standards. Also, the variety and flexibility of resources support a wide range of children’s’ interests; and, may be used to support individual learning needs. Likewise, the resource address different learning styles and processes.
The material presented is current and relevant, is supported by credible research.
Potential Effectiveness as a Teaching Tool
The reference materials may be use to support teaching and learning several different ways; for example, motivate and engage children in reading.Also, the incorporation of technologies support teaching and learning by increasing positive reading attitudes and fosters a willing to read, enjoy reading, increases reading proficiency, the foundation for becoming lifelong readers.
Ease of Use for Both Students and Faculty
• The labels, menus, text and general layout on this website are visually appealing and easy to use. In addition, the resources provide appropriate flexibility in its use, and materials are presented in ways that are familiar as well as attractive to students. Also, there are fu activities and materials that may be downloaded for teachers to adapt to meet their specific needs. These features enhances the usability of the materials.
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