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.
Video (2 min) of the sign-up process
Getting Started with Newsela Teacher Guide: Google Classroom
Google Sign In: https://support.newsela.com/search?needle=google
How to create classes: https://support.newsela.com/article/ways-to-create-classes/#manually-in-newsela-
How to add students to classes: https://support.newsela.com/article/ways-to-add-students-to-classes/#class-codes-through-newsela.
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.