Reading & Writing Resources

Reading Skills for Today’s Adults: Digital and print versions of non-fiction and fiction texts searchable by topic or reading level.

Newsela: A collection of authentic texts accompanied by writing activities and discussion prompts. Articles are adapted from major newspapers and magazine publications and can be differentiated by reading level.

The Change Agent: Rhode Island educators have free access to the Change Agent, a semi-annual publication. Supplementary online materials are available to help develop teachers’ capacity to use The Change Agent in instruction.

Mindplay Virtual Reading Coach: (Purchased for RI adult ed) Through a series of quick assessments, the program identifies reading strengths and deficits. Then, it automatically creates a personalized learning plan to target and quickly fill any reading gap. A MindPlay student is assigned only the lessons they uniquely, individually, need.