Language Literacy Education
The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) is the profession’s mechanism to help establish high quality teacher preparation. Through the process of professional accreditation of schools, colleges and departments of education, NCATE works to make a difference in the quality of teaching and teacher preparation today, tomorrow and for the next century. NCATE’s performance-based system of accreditation fosters competent classroom teachers and other educators who work to improve the education of all P-12 students. NCATE believes every student deserves a caring, competent and highly qualified teacher.
America Reads is a nationwide literacy project aimed at teaching the majority of children to read well and independently by the end of third grade. Through America Reads, more than 350 tutors from the University are placed in Minneapolis and St. Paul schools each year.
This Web site is the digital counterpart of the American Library Association's Booklist magazine. For book readers bored with the limited selection of reviews available in daily newspapers and mass-market magazines, here is your source for more current, more concise information on a wider range of new books. Check this site every couple of weeks as new reviews continue to appear.
Canadian Review of Materials (CM)
CM is an electronic reviewing journal. We review books, video and audio tapes, and CD-ROMs produced for young people. We also publish news, feature articles, interviews, and Web reviews. This publication is designed for Kids, parents, teachers, librarians, and professionals working with young people.
The Looking Glass
The Looking Glass: New Perspectives on Children's Books is an electronic journal about children's literature. The site was launched April 2, 1997 -- International Children's Book Day. This publication combines an interest in the traditional with an eye to the modern. The readers and contributors are academics, librarians, teachers, parents and anyone else fascinated by the world of children's literature both in Canada and abroad.
The Lion and the Unicorn is a theme-and-genre-centered journal of international scope committed to a serious, ongoing discussion of literature for children. It has become noted for its informative interviews with authors, editors, and other prominent figures in the field.
School Library Journal Online
SLJ Online is the Web companion to the top print resource for librarians who work with children and young adults. This site has book reviews, articles, and links of interest to anyone focusing on children's literature.
The Reading Teacher
Wiley Online Library hosts the world's broadest and deepest multidisciplinary collection of online resources covering life, health and physical sciences, social science and the humanities. It delivers seamless integrated access to over 4 million articles from 1500 journals, over 10,000 online books, hundreds of reference works, laboratory protocols and databases.
Other ERIC Suggestions
ERIC Reading, English and Communication
Welcome to the ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading, English, and Communication. This site is dedicated to providing educational materials, services, and coursework to everyone interested in the language arts.