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Adults Reading for Pleasure
The Teaching of Reading
Non-Engagement in Sustained Silent Reading: How extensive is it? What can it teach us? - Stephen Krashen
There are five essential skills for reading and that a high quality literacy program should include all five components. This excellent Australian resource gives extensive information on each.
ReadWorks provides research-based units, lessons, and authentic, leveled non-fiction and literary passages directly to educators online, for free, to be shared broadly.
CommonLit delivers high-quality, free instructional materials to support literacy development for students in years 5-12. They are organised by theme.
TeachingBooks.net is an easy-to-use website that adds a multimedia dimension to the reading experiences of children's and young adult books.
Online Reading Programs
Australian Librarians Collation to Support Reading for Pleasure
Build a Reading Culture
The Practice of Reading
Is Online Skimming Hurting Reading Comprehension? -Maryanne Wolf, cognitive neuroscientist at Tufts University, fears that the practice is ruining our ability to for “deep reading.”
Why Our Future Depends on Libraries, Reading and Daydreaming - Art Matters.
Neil Gaiman and Chris Riddell on why we need libraries - an essay in pictures.
Art Matters by Neil Gaiman available in the KRC
Screen Reading and Writing
Introduction to Reading Skills: Inferencing