Organizations and Web Sites

Recommended Links

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The following are links to recommended organizations and web sites that provide information on learning disabilities, ADHD, and other issues.

You can also see this list organized by type of organization, by focus, or by audience.

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Lee y Serás

Lee y Serás uses vivid Flash animation, research-based curricula, and local events and activities to inspire Latino children to be strong readers and empower families and communities to foster children's literacy development.

Let's Talk

This site offers a monthly column for parents and educators offering information and articles on different subjects. Topics include: reading, parenting, early childhood, and safe schools. One section offers articles in Spanish.

Lincoln Memorial: Virtual Tour

This online tour provides students with a walk through of the memorial, as well as reflections of park rangers working at the memorial.

Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes

Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes is an organization dedicated to enhancing human learning. The organization was founded by authors of critically acclaimed programs that teach children and adults to read, spell, comprehend, and express language.

Literacy Centers

This site offers a large variety of literacy center ideas for the early learner in grades K-2, clearly describing each suggestion in a brief sentence or paragraph. This site is an excellent tool for primary grade educators and parents who are seeking activities that promote literacy.

Literacy Connections: Promoting Literacy and a Love of Reading

Storytelling tips for developing oral language. This site offers simple guidance on how to develop storytellers in your classroom.

Literacy Connections: Readers' Theater

This webpage has description of Readers' Theater and links to many useful websites that offer tips for doing Readers Theater in the classroom, including where to find scripts online.

Literary Non-Fiction in Grades 6-12: Opening New Worlds for Teachers and Students

Standards author Susan Pimentel discusses why literary non-fiction plays such a key part in the Common Core.

Literate Nation

Literate Nation is a nonprofit call to action movement begun by a group of citizens, educators, and scientists. The organization's vision is to create an accessible, highly informed, broad-based platform for literacy leadership that will provide the U.S. with the most comprehensive, cross-disciplinary resources and strategic initiatives available to propel the systemic changes needed for a fully literate nation.

Literature Circles: Getting Started

This activity posted on ReadWriteThink.org offers educators a step-by-step lesson to begin using literature circles in the classroom. Downloadable worksheets are available to compliment the activity.

Los Angeles Public Library: Kids Path

Links to the kids catalog, games and activities, information in Spanish, and other websites for kids.

Los Bloguitos

Los Bloguitos, managed by children's authors and illustrators, is a Spanish-language blog for Spanish-speaking children. It highlights colorful tales, poetry, drawings, and more.

Louisiana Association of Educators

Louisiana Association of Educators is a National Education Association State Affiliate that regularly lobbies legislators for the resources schools need, campaigns for higher professional standards for the teaching profession, and files legal actions to protect academic freedom and the rights of school employees.

Louisiana Federation of Teachers

The Louisiana Federation of Teachers is a state affiliate of the American Federation of Teachers that represents the economic, social and professional interests of classroom teachers.

Louisiana State Parent Information Resource Centers

Volunteers of America's central purpose for providing the Louisiana Parental Information & Resource Centers program is to promote the educational success of at-risk youth.

Louisiana TESOL

LaTESOL is a not-for-profit organization that promotes the professional development of the teacher of ESOL within the state of Louisiana.

LSNA: A Model of Successful School-Community Partnership

The Logan Square Neighborhood Association is a nationally recognized model of successful collaboration between a community organization and public schools, creating a community-centered school that serves immigrant families.

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