Wednesday, May 16, 2007

International Reading Association: Web Resources

Reference: Reading

International Reading Association: Web Resources [] - IRA was founded in 1956 as a professional organization for those involved in teaching reading to learners of all ages. Whether your interest is research or practice, traditional print-based reading and writing or the “new literacies” of the Internet age, new readers or those acquiring higher level skills, this website offers something for you.

Areas covered include: Teaching tools and lesson plans; Issues in literacy; a Literacy Community that connects you with colleagues to exchange ideas and information, share your concerns, and celebrate your successes; and, a Career Center that lets you browse through a list of job openings for reading professionals, or purchase and post help wanted advertisements. (Description provided by website)

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