Newsela publishes and adapts daily news articles at 5 reading levels from grades 3–12, and aligned quizzes. This is a great resource for non-fiction text! Students and teachers can login with their Google accounts. Teachers can assign articles and monitor progress. Below is a video to help you get started with Newsela.
Fluency Tutor for Google is much more than just an app for leveled reading passages. This is a very robust tool that allows teachers to assign leveled reading passages, add your own reading passages, and more. Students can also practice and record their reading to improve fluency, and teachers can listen to the recordings when convenient. There is so much to this tool! It could have been the subject of this entire post! Watch the video below to learn more.
Books That Grow is a leveled reading application with over 100 eBooks. Teachers can assign reading to their classroom, and monitor student reading student progress. Books That Grow also allows the students to signup on their own to find reading at their own level. (See levels here.) Watch the video below to learn more.
- #GoogleEduOnAir (May 8-9)
- #TXGoo15, May 16: Texas Summit feature Google for Education (New Caney, TX)
- TCEA Area 16 Conference Jamboree, June 4 (Amarillo, TX)
- Prosper ISD Tech Conference, June 10 (Prosper, TX)
- Speed 21 Conference, June 11 (Wylie, TX)
- Texas ASCD Ignite, June 15-17 (Irving, TX)
- iPadpalooza, June 23-25 (Austin, TX)
- ISTE, June 28-July 1 (Philadelphia, PA)
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