06 Apr Resources to Support Parents during COVID19
Resources to Support Parents
This listing compiled by We Are Teachers is organized by grade levels.
videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations
Resources for National Poetry Month
Their writing challenge:
Two Writing Teachers:
National Poetry Month was launched by the Academy of American Poets in April 1996 to remind the public that poets have an integral role to play in our culture and that poetry matters. Over the years, it has become the largest literary celebration in the world, with tens of millions of readers, students, K–12 teachers, librarians, booksellers, literary events curators, publishers, and, of course, poets, marking poetry’s important place in our lives. National Poetry Month from Academy of American Poets
Daily poems during National Poetry Month
Parenting During Coronavirus: You Are Enough
The Science and Method of Storytelling: HOW TO TELL STORIES TO CHILDREN
Online line books
Kid’s books: Strategies, tools, and texts to bring beginning readers and struggling readers to high levels of literacy
If you have access to online resources, here are some resources to use to choose good books for your students/chidren to read:
The Batchelder Award is given to the most outstanding children’s book originally published in a language other than English in a country other than the United States, and subsequently translated into English for publication in the United States.
The Pura Belpré Award is presented annually to a Latino/Latina writer whose work best portrays, affirms, and celebrates the Latino cultural experience in an outstanding work of literature for children and youth
The Sibert Medal honors the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most distinguished informational book published during the preceding year
The Coretta Scott King Book Awards are given annually to outstanding African American authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults that demonstrate an appreciation of African American culture and universal human values
The International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) – promoting international understanding through children’s books.
Hans Christian Andersen Award – International Best Children’s Book
International Literacy Association: Children’s book choices