Is reading fluency a key for successful high school reading? Rasinski et al. (2005)
Effects of SSR on reading rate among college students. Dwyer (1994)
Sites for Teachers
Ask ERIC - Educational Resources Information Center
Awesome Library for Teachers - Index of 22,000 reviewed resources, including the top 5% in education
Babblefish - Instantly translate web sites used in your class into other languages for non-English speaking students. Also contains many other translation tools.
Discovery School's Puzzlemaker - From the Discovery Channel Online, Create and print customized word search, crossword and math puzzles using your word lists.
Edsitement - The best of humanities on the web provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities and Marcopolo.
Education World - General teacher resource site
F.R.E.E. - Federal Resources for Educational Excellence
Idaho Achieves - Idaho State Board of Ed site containing information on state standards
I.S.B.E. - Idaho State Board of Education Homepage
Marco Polo - Idaho standards alignment
PROMT Online - Language translation site
Resources for Idaho Teachers - Tools, information, and resources for Idaho Educators
to improve teaching and learning.
Searchedu.com - Search tool that allows you to search by site type
Smith Virtual Media Center - Comprehensive index of teacher resource sites
Teacher Vision - Lesson plans, classroom management tools, substitute teacher resources
Teacher's Desk - General teacher resource site
Teachers Hub - The Online K-12 Teaching Resources Center
Theory into Practice (TIP) Database - Intended to make learning and instructional theory more accessible to educators. Contains brief summaries of 50 major theories of learning and instruction which can be accessed by learning domains and concepts.