Plugged-In To Reading Launches New Website

This month, Plugged-in to Reading--a reading program for middle and high schools from literacy expert Dr. Janet Allen--released a new website,, 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