Literacy Tools

Research in Brief – Summer reading has emerged as a key component of state legislation aimed at promoting student literacy. However, legislation has only scratched the surface when it comes to promoting best practices for effective summer reading programming.

This online toolkit is designed to provide you with the resources, ideas and strategies that can help you continue the expansion of your library’s summer reading program into a more diverse summer learning program.

Research in Brief – With the prevalence of television, computers and other electronic distractions, how can parents, educators and librarians encourage kids to immerse their minds and imaginations in books over the summer months?

In this resource, you will learn about the impact of summer learning loss on literacy, summer learning systems and data management, settings for summer literacy instruction and much more.

Research in Brief – Summer reading has emerged as a key component of state legislation aimed at promoting student literacy. However, legislation has only scratched the surface when it comes to promoting best practices for effective summer reading programming.

Research in Brief – With the prevalence of television, computers and other electronic distractions, how can parents, educators and librarians encourage kids to immerse their minds and imaginations in books over the summer months?

Urban Libraries Council – This online toolkit is designed to provide you with the resources, ideas and strategies that can help you continue the expansion of your library’s summer reading program into a more diverse summer learning program.

The Campaign for Grade-Level Reading – In this resource, you will learn about the impact of summer learning loss on literacy, summer learning systems and data management, settings for summer literacy instruction and much more.