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We understand the pressures to reach a variety of learning needs and not enough time to do it. You want resources, but too many can be overwhelming. We organize our comprehensive resource library so it is easy to access practical ideas to tailor literacy instruction for your students.


Each week several new features are published and added to the multimedia library of more than 5000 articles, videos, and courses about essential literacy practices.


Our content features a variety of student populations and teaching situations from around the globe.


There are more than 150 teachers and literacy leaders who contribute to the library. Most carry full-time contracts with schools.

SINCE 2006

We have been publishing the best literacy practices since 2006 and continue to add to the library 48 weeks of the year.


Stephanie Affinito

author of leading literate Lives(2021) and literacy coaching(2018)

Stephanie is an educator in the Department of Literacy Teaching and Learning at the University at Albany.

Franki Sibberson

Author of digital reading (2018); still learning to read (2nd edition,2016) and many more

Franki is a thought leader in literacy and a past president of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE). 

Tammy Mulligan

co-AUTHOR OF It's all about the books(2021) AND assessment in practice (2018)

Tammy is an elementary teacher in Massachusetts.



Melanie is an Elementary Writing and Social Studies Coordinator in Connecticut.

Ruth Ayres

AUTHOR OF enticing hard-to-reach writers (2018) AND more

Ruth is the editor in chief of the Choice Literacy site and the director of professional learning for a consortium of schools in northern Indiana.

Matt Renwick

author of reading by example(substack) and leading like a coach (2022)

Matt is an elementary principal in Wisconsin.

Jen Schwanke

Author ofThe Principal ReBoot: 8 Ways to Revitalize Your school leadership (2020) and You're the principal! Now what? (2018)

Jen is an administrator for Dublin City Schools in Ohio. 

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At Choice Literacy we know that you want to be an educator who makes students’ lives better through literacy. In order to do that, you need access to comprehensive literacy resources delivered in a way that you will actually use. The problem is it’s hard to have time to prepare meaningful literacy instruction to meet the diverse needs of your students which makes you feel overwhelmed. We believe it’s plain wrong to turn to tricks and scripts for literacy instruction.

With over 150 in-the-field contributors, we understand the pressure to reach a variety of needs and not enough time to do it. This is why we hold true to workshop tenets like choice and ownership and share practical ways to plan and deliver literacy instruction straight to the point of student need.

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