Adolescent Literacy

Resources: - Adolescent Literacy resources for parents and educators of kids in grades 4-12

Complex World of Adolescent Literacy: Myths, Motivations & Mysteries - Research article on adolescent literacy from Harvard Educational Revew

Good Reading on the Web - Looking for links to content area texts that are of interest to both teens and their teachers? Look no further than this great resource!

Using Student Engagement to Increase Adolscent Literacy - A very helpful guide from Learning Points Associates

Programs and Interventions:

Passport Reading Journeys - is a reading intervention system for middle and high school students that provides explicit, systematic and scaffolded reading instruction through high-interest content and an interactive format.

Plugged Into Reading -  is a literacy program for middle and high schools authored by internationally respected literacy expert and teacher Dr. Janet Allen.

Read 180 -  is an intensive reading intervention program that helps educators confront the problem of adolescent illiteracy and special needs reading on multiple fronts, using technology, print, and professional development.