The National Research Center on English Learning and Achievement
Directed by Dr. Judith Langer and Dr. Arthur Applebee, CELA
is the only federally funded center committed to literacy
research. All research is published on this site, including
past studies, as well as reports about studies in process.
By using the search
link on the site, users can type in the words "envisionment
building" and find a listing of articles and reports
related to Dr. Langer's research. In addition to this, the quarterly
professional newsletter is available online, which features
discoveries and trends in the field of English and language
National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)
NCTE's Web site offers up-to-date information about professional
conferences around the country. In addition to this, the site
offers online chat forums, a catalog of current publications,
and links related to English and language arts teaching.
This education reform-oriented site features new stories in
the field, links of interest, online newsletters, and many
resources related to each specific discipline.
Literature Circles Resource Center
This site features links to guidelines, teacher forums, publications,
and sample book lists.
The Internet Public Library
Visit the Teen
sections of this site to find booklists, interesting links,
interviews with authors, and more.
Carol Hurst's Children's Literature Site
This site is packed full of booklists, reviews, professional
topics, and even includes a newsletter.
Waterboro Public Library, Maine
This site features a vast listing of picture books and links related to picture
books according to themes, genres, concepts, and more.
Texts mentioned by teachers in this workshop program:
"Passing" by Langston Hughes
The Watsons Go to Birmingham1963 by Christopher
Fig Pudding by Robert Fletcher
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
Letters From a Slave Girl: The Story of Harriet Jacobs
by Mary E. Lyons
Holes by Louis Sachar
To Be a Slave by Julius Lester
The Lady With a Ship on Her Head by Deborah Nourse