This web page will provide volunteers of the South Reading Youth Initiative with resources that will be helpful when working with SRYI participants. This page also contains archived editions of the SRYI Scoop, a monthly publication for volunteers filled with resources and fun stories from programming.
US Dept. of Education: http://www.sedl.org/afterschool/lessonplans/
The After School Exchange: http://www.thirteen.org/edonline/afterschool/activities/index.html
Discovery: Education, The Lesson Plan Library: http://school.discoveryeducation.com/lessonplans/
The Solution Site: http://www.thesolutionsite.com/
The School Bell: http://www.theschoolbell.com/ - This website has an elementary focus but contains a lot different ideas that are usefully for general and ESL tutors.
Strategy Suggestions - Network Superstars: http://go.networksuperstars.net/
LEARNS Newsletter: Youth Impact (a.k.a. The Tutor): http://www.nationalserviceresources.org/learns/tutor
Literacy Connections: http://www.literacyconnections.com/
Literacy Connections provides a wealth of information on reading, teaching and tutoring techniques, ESL literacy, and adult literacy
Advice for Reading Tutors: http://www.literacyconnections.com/AdviceForReadingTutors.php
A-Z: Reading Resource Center: http://www.readinga-z.com/
Star Fall: http://www.starfall.com/
Reading is Fundamental: http://www.rif.org
Best Math Tips: Math Tutoring Tips: http://www.bestmathtips.com/
Afterschool Training Toolkit: Math Tutoring: http://www.sedl.org/afterschool/toolkits/math/pr_math_tutoring.html
Book Trust Children's Books: http://www.booktrustchildrensbooks.org.uk/Home
Tips for Working with Children and Youth with Special Needs: http://www.nafim.org/files/uploads/14WorkingwithSpecialNeedsChildrenYouth.pdf
The Ultimate Guide to Special Needs Teaching: http://www.teachingtips.com/blog/2008/06/25/the-ultimate-guide-to-special-needs-teaching-100-resources-and-links/
5 Tips for helping your ADHD child focus during homework: http://www.examiner.com/
Teach ESL to Kids: http://www.teach-esl-to-kids.com/
100 Best Resources and Guides for ESL Teachers: http://www.teachingtips.com/blog/2008/06/24/100-best-resources-and-guides-for-esl-teachers/
Dave's ESL Cafe: http://www.eslcafe.com/
Has an "Idea Cookbook" for teachers/tutors as well as resources for English learners such as grammar lessons, idioms, quizzes, and much more.
ESL Teachers Board: http://www.eslteachersboard.com/
Rendall's ESL Cyber Listening Lab: http://www.esl-lab.com/
Language Guide: http://www.languageguide.org/
Longman's English Dictionary Online: http://www.ldoceonline.com/ - Good online dictionary for English Learners
ESL Partyland: http://www.eslpartyland.com/
Fun Attic Website: http://www.funattic.com/game_list.htm
Creative Kids at Home: http://www.creativekidsathome.com/games/index.html
BrainPop: http://www.brainpop.com/ - Has online educational games for kids to play.
Enchanted Learning: http://www.enchantedlearning.com/Home.html
Activity Village: http://www.activityvillage.co.uk/
Family Education-Rainy Day Activities: http://fun.familyeducation.com/hobbies-and-interests/games/33402.html
If you find any other helpful tutoring sites, please call 610-568-1527 so that the resource can be shared with others. Thank you!