ERIC Clearinghouse on Urban Education http://eric-web.tc.columbia.edu/
This site provides hundreds of links to information in many areas of education. The section on Equity and Cultural Diversity is of particular interest for viewers of this particular video.
The ASCD Reading Room http://www.ascd.org/readingroom
This section of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development provides access to a number of journal articles published by the organization. A search for "inclusion classrooms" leads to several useful titles.
This non-profit site collects booklists, authors, reviews, and "must reads." The children's literature section of the site features a wide variety of links and author lists.
Professional Journals About Literature Instruction:
CELA Newsletter http://cela.albany.edu/newsletter.htm
The National Research Center on English Learning and Achievement, State University of New York, Albany, publishes a newsletter in the fall, winter, and spring. The newsletter addresses a wide range of issues concerning literacy.
The National Council of Teachers of English http://www.ncte.org/
The National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) publishes many subscription journals including Language Arts for the elementary school level. Many issues are available online to members.
Texts mentioned by teachers or students in this workshop program:
The Big Bike Race by Lucy Jane Bledsoe The Pinballs by Betsy Byars The Jacket by Andrew Clements The Skin I'm In by Sharon G. Flake
"The Wall" by Langston Hughes The Color of My Words by Lynn Joseph Afternoon of the Elves by Janet Taylor Lisle A Family Apartby Joan Lowery Nixon The Great Gilly Hopkins by Katherine Paterson Chicken Sunday by Patricia Polacco Behind the Bedroom Wall by Laura E. Williams Dragon's Gate by Laurence Yep The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein