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Day, J. P. (2002). Moving Forward With Literature Circles: How to Plan, Manage, and Evaluate Literature Circles That Deepen Understanding and Foster a Love of Reading (Theory and practice). Scholastic Professional Books. New York.

International Reading Association. (2001). National commission on excellence in elementary teacher preparation for reading instruction. Paper presented at the annual convention of the International Reading Association, New Orleans, LA.

IRA (International Reading Association). (2002) Integrating Literacy and Technology in the Curriculum: A position statement. Newark, Delaware.

ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education). (2000). National Educational Technology Standards for Students: Technology Foundation Standards for All Students [Electronic Version]. Retrieved October, 2004, from

Lamb, A. and Smith, N. R. (1999) Themes and Literature Circles. Retrieved September, 2004, from Updated 02/03.

Levin, D. and Arafeh, S. (2002). The Digital Disconnect: The Widening Gap Between Internet-Savvy Students and Their Schools [Electronic Version]. Retrieved October, 2004, from Pew Internet and American Life Project site

MCPS (Montgomery County Public Schools). (2000). Discussion Groups & Literature Circles in the MCPS Early Literacy Guide [Electronic Version]. Retrieved September, 2004, from

Meyer, A. and Rose, D. H. (1999). Learning to Read in the Computer Age. Brookline Books.  Electronic version, retrieved November 2004 from

National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP). (1998). NAEP Achievement Levels for Reading 1992-1998. Available online at .

National Center to Improve the Tools of Educators (NCITE). (1996) Learning To Read/Reading To Learn Campaign; Helping Children with Learning Disabilities to Succeed. Available online at .

National Institute for Literacy (NIFL). (2002). Put Reading First: The Research Building Blocks for Teaching Children to Read. Available online at .

NIFL (National Institute for Literacy). (1991). The State of Literacy in America: Estimates at the Local, State, and National Levels [Electronic Version]. Retrieved September, 2004, from!intro.htm#C .

Patrick, S. (2004) The Millennials - excerpted from a speech presented at the No Child Left Behind eLearning Summit. Orlando Florida.

Russell, M. and Plati, T. (2000). Mode of administration effects on MCAS composition performance for grades four, eight, and ten. Chestnut Hill, MA: The National Board on Educational Testing and Public Policy [Electronic Version]. Retrieved September, 2004, from

Schlick Noe, K. L. and Johnson, N. J. (1999). Getting Started with Literature Circles Christopher-Gordon Publishers, Inc.

Semali, L. (2001, November). Defining new literacies in curricular practice [Electronic Version]. Reading Online, 5(4). Retrieved October, 2004, from

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (2000) Reports of the Subgroups Report of the National Reading Panel: Teaching Children to Read. Chapter 6: Computer Technology and Reading Instruction [Electronic Version]. Retrieved September, 2004, from

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