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ICDL - International Children's Digital Library

ICDL - International Children's Digital Library

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Audio for ESL/EFL: Listen and Read Along (Flash/MP3) YouTube Videos Science and Technology This is 4 minutes long and use the Teleprompter Player.' #.VAeQjtGI70M This is a guest post from Beth Holland of, an advertiser on this blog. Whether you teach elementary, middle, or high school, a common challenge exists: finding non-fiction content at reading level. This is an especially pressing concern for teachers incorporating the CCSS Standards into their curricula. Given that varied reading levels may exist within a single class, it can seem virtually impossible to have all students access the same content in a way that allows them to comprehend the material. Creating differentiated reading groups may seem equally unrealistic since it is impossible for a teacher to work with multiple students or groups all at the same time.

Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) YALSA's Teen Book Finder is a free online database and app to help teens, parents, librarians and library staff, educators, and anyone who loves YA literature access nearly 4,000 titles recognized YALSA's awards and lists on their smartphone. Have an Android phone? Download the Android version now! Have an iPod Touch or an iPhone? Download the iOS app now!

I'm your neighbor: A genre of empathy and inclusion - NeverEndingSearch Is it time to welcome a new genre to our children’s and young adult collections? Kirsten Cappy thinks so. The co-founder and director of I’m Your Neighbor, leads a project highlighting the lives of New Arrivals and New Americans through the sharing of children’s literature. Charlie the Ranch Dog by Ree Drummond Has humor, love, and heart In this utterly fantastic, adorable story, New York Times Bestselling Author of The Pioneer Woman Cooks, enters the world of children's fiction with a bang! You can tell that Ms. Drummond is writing about a subject she truly loves - her dog Charlie; and will remind all readers of their own beloved 'friend' who stands by their side, loves to 'nap' as frequently as possible, and eats a great deal of bacon. You see, Charlie is a basset hound who works very, very hard on his family's ranch. This loveable guy works side by side with his best friend Suzie.

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Addressing Implicit Bias Image from Manascan (2020) I must say that I have learned more about equity, diversity, bias, and inclusivity in the past year than I have during my entire adult education. Lately, students, faculty, and staff have been doing training sessions and reflective practice where I work. We are engaged in these activities because of our current national and global environment.

Strega Nona by Tomie dePaola Strega Nona Strega Nona means ¿Grandma Witch.¿ This is what everyone in the town called the old lady. All of the people would talk about Strega Nona but ¿even the priest and the sisters of the convent went, because Strega Nona did have a magic touch.¿ She cured anything and even ¿made special potions for the girls who wanted husbands. She was getting very old so she hired Big Anthony live with her, take care of her garden, and animals. ListenAndReadAlong Reading English really can be a "world of utmost joy without suffering". That is a comment of one of our Buddhist readers. Our Reading Movies(Rovies) try to make reading an utmost joy without suffering, or at least tolerable without suffering.

Reading Comprehension Worksheets and Printables: Fiction, Non-Fiction, Holidays page 1 abcteach features over 1,000 multi-page reading comprehension activities. These include biographies, history lessons, and introductions to important concepts in social studies, science, holidays, and more. Fictional stories are also available, providing students with fun and imaginative scenarios to explore. These stories serve as great backdrops for questions about problem solving, emotions, moral and ethical dilemmas, and vocabulary interpretation. Use the subcategories below to find reading activities written for your students’ comprehension level. Readings about popular topics are written for multiple grade levels.

Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) *YALSA has launched the new Teen Book Finder Database, which is a one-stop shop for finding selected lists and award winners. Users can search this free resource by award, list name, year, author, genre and more, as well as print customizable lists. This new resource will replace the individual award and list web pages currently on YALSA’s site that are not searchable and that are organized only by year.

Project THRIVE (National campaign to support LGBTQ youth) Project THRIVE is a collaborative effort of many national organizations, each committed to identifying opportunities within their own sphere of influence to increase awareness about and provide resources to address the unmet needs of LGBTQ youth, and to highlight best practices and success stories from their respective professional fields. Every organization that is part of Project THRIVE has a unique role to play in strengthening family permanence and support, improving health and well-being, increasing school connection and building a foundation of resilience so that all LGBTQ youth can thrive. Project THRIVE is committed to an intersectional approach in the work, and to ensuring that LGBTQ youth of color and those who are system-involved or have a history of homelessness are a priority focus. The core goals of Project THRIVE include:

The website provides children's books from more than 40 countries and in 55 languages. It has an easy interface and allows students to search for books by age, country, language, length, or genre. The diverse collection of books allows students to gain more knowledge about other cultures and traditions while enhancing their reading skills. Teaching tips: • Talk about the different cultures and places the students read about • Ask students if they were to share a book on their website, which one would it be and why? • Discuss with the students what are the various ways people can promote tolerance and acceptance by jinan84 Oct 26

The International Children's Digital Library provides online access to many children's books from all over the world. It is a great resource for multicultural literature. by kl03645 Sep 11

The International Children's Digital Library (ICDL) is a digital library of outstanding children's books from all over the world. It was created as a research project funded primarily by the National Science Foundation (NSF), the Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS), and Microsoft Research. The aim of this digital library is to identify materials that help children to understand the world around them and the global society in which they live. The features of this digital library allow children to browse books by themselves, and provide an Internet-safe environment for young researchers. Teaching tips: 1. ESL teachers can find eBooks of their students’ native languages. 2. The texts can be enlarged, so teachers can point at a certain vocabulary item. 3. Reading teachers can include students’ cultural elements through the variety of worldwide eBooks that this site has. by gabrielapearltrees Oct 25

This website offers a range of authentic stories for children and teenagers. These stories might be suitable to build fluency for language learners as the vocabulary and language is simpler. by tangchannam Aug 23

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