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Teacher Resources

This section of our site is where you will find resources for parents, teachers, and children regarding planning, reading, educating, and other topics related to shaping our youth.

Parent and Teacher

Education.com

Fun and educational activities for all ages

Reading Level

Lexile resource for reading level

AR Level

AR book find resource

Movie and Book Content

Information about content for parents

Booklists for Teachers

Best of and thematic booklists

Thematic Booklists

Cooperative Children’s Book Center

Recommended Books

From American Library Association for Children

Bullying Issues

Parent resources about bullying

Educator Status and Class Visits

Educator Status Card

Downloadable application packet

Thematic Story Kits

Listed to check out with educator card

Getting Your First Library Card

Print and distribute (For young children)

Recommended Literacy Sites

Reading Rockets

Resources and tips for encouraging reading

Jim Trelease’s Site

Resource about reading and readers

Raising a Reader

PBS resource

Reading is Fundamental

RIF resource

Reach Out and Read

Early literacy program

Reading with Babies

How to read with babies and book recommendations

Planning Resources for Youth

Preschool Rainbow

Early childhood planning resource

DLTK For Kids

Printables, patterns, characters, etc.

Digame un Cuento

Spanish/English planning resource

Disney Family

Kids crafts, games, printable, and more

Southwest Iowa Library Service

Early literacy and story time resource


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