ReadingPals Volunteer Resources

Welcome to our Volunteer Resources!


This video shows how one teacher reads aloud to a group of students. Her techniques and questions can easily be translated into one-on-one reading with a student.
The Fry word list contains 1,000 most used words in writing and reading. As "sight words," or words that students recognize instantly, they help students build on reading fluency.

Interesting Websites and Links

TED talk with the author and other videos.
This inspiring Scholastic video will explain the importance of reading.
Videos featuring professional actors reading notable children's books and extending supplemental activities for each book co-developed by an early literacy specialist.

Contact the ReadingPals Team:

ReadingPals staff office hours are 9am-6pm, Monday - Friday. Grant funds do not cover the cost of cell phones. Therefore, we request all communication through our office lines or email and we will be sure to get back to you as soon as possible during our regular hours. We look forward to hearing from you!
ReadingPals Coordinator
Idylwild Elementary
Rawlings Elementary
Girls Place
Caring & Sharing Learning School
Keturah Acevedo & Mr. Peterson
North Central Florida YMCA
Kids Count in Alachua County
Northwest Boys & Girls Club