Prince Frederick, MD (Vocus) August 26, 2008
This month, Plugged-in to Reading--a reading program for middle and high schools from literacy expert Dr. Janet Allen--released a new website, http://www.pluggedintoreading.com, which features access to information on all the program's components. Published by Recorded Books, Plugged-in to Reading and nonfiction-based sister program Plugged-in to Nonfiction are currently used in over 1,000 classrooms across the nation.
Educators viewing the new website will find:
- Details on using the program's teacher materials
- A tutorial on running literature circles
- Suggestions for managing reading time in the classroom
- Frequently asked questions
- Interviews with teachers currently using the program
- Results of test scores from state assessments
- A sampling of Dr. Allen's extensive research base for the program
Visit the new Plugged-in to Reading website to view this information and find out more about Dr. Janet Allen's Plugged-in to Reading and Plugged-in to Nonfiction. To contact sales support, call 1-800-638-1304 x1410 or email Karen Stone at kstone @ recordedbooks.com.
ABOUT RECORDED BOOKS: Recorded Books, a Haights Cross Communications company, is the largest producer of unabridged audiobooks for K-12 schools. Thousands of titles are available and are narrated by professional, award-winning actors. Recorded Books also publishes and distributes Dr. Janet Allen's Plugged-in to Reading, a research-based literacy program for middle and high schools based in high-interest, authentic literature and Plugged-in to Nonfiction, based on a variety of nonfiction texts. Each level includes everything needed to implement the program. All packaging is designed for high circulation. For more information on Recorded Books, please visit http://www.recordedbooks.com. For more information on Plugged-in to Reading and Plugged-in to Nonfiction, please visit http://www.pluggedintoreading.com.
ABOUT HAIGHTS CROSS COMMUNICATIONS: Founded in 1997 and based in White Plains, NY, Haights Cross Communications is a premier educational and library publisher dedicated to creating the finest books, audio products, periodicals, software and online services, serving the following markets: K-12 supplemental education, public library and school publishing, audiobooks, and medical continuing-education publishing. Haights Cross companies include Sundance/Newbridge Educational Publishing (Northborough, MA), Triumph Learning (New York, NY), Buckle Down Publishing (Iowa City, IA), Options Publishing (Merrimack, NH), Recorded Books (Prince Frederick, MD), and Oakstone Publishing (Birmingham, AL). For more information, visit http://www.haightscross.com.
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Recorded Books Contact:
Beth Eaton: 800-638-1304 x1122
beth @ pluggedintoreading.com