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English Language Learners

Texas Education Agency provides resources to help families with English Learners TEA Resources

Resources for Parents

Helpful Websites for At-Home Learning

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English / Spanish

Tips for Families with English Learners

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English / Spanish

Internet Providers: Keeping Families Connected

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English / Spanish

Internet Links for Parents

High School

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School Supply

Elementary Internet Links - from TEA website

Association for Library Service to Children

Offers book recommendations for readers Kindergarten to grade 8.

Bartolo

Literacy activities and games available in English and Spanish.

Brainpop (Eng) / Brainpop Espanol - (Span)

Animated Educational Site for Kids with content available in the areas of: Science, Social Studies, English, Math, Arts & Music, Health, and Technology.

Brainpop ELL

English language learning program comprised of short, animated movies as well as games, quizzes, and interactive features.

Children’s Books -

Materials for families and some free downloadable primary children’s books.

Colorín Colorado -Information available in Spanish

Literacy tips for all ages and recommended book lists for middle to high school age.

Duolingo -Information available in multiple languages

A free language-learning website and app for elementary and middle school students.

English Learner Family Toolkit (PDF)

Information for families about public schools in the U.S.

ESL Writing Wizard Opens a new window

Create handouts to practice writing on lined paper.

Family Learning CenterOpens a new window

A collection of free family-led learning experiences and activities for ages three to twelve.

Fun BrainOpens a new window

Online books and learning games.

Grocery Store Literacy for Preschoolers - Information available in Spanish

Easy ways to build literacy and math skills while at the grocery store.

Head Start Early Childhood Learning and Knowledge Center  - Information available in Spanish

Head Start and Early Head Start programs for early childhood education.

Helping Your Preschool Child (PDF) - Information only available in Spanish

Activities for parents to do with their preschool child.

How Stuff Works

Articles broken down by subject along with games, quizzes, and videos.

Kindergarten English Language Arts Tips - Information available in Spanish

Tips for parents to help their child develop reading and writing skills outside of the classroom.

Parent Guide to Student Success in Kindergarten - Information available in Spanish

Information available in SpanishOverview of what a child will learn by the end of kindergarten in mathematics & English language arts

Parent Guide to Student Success in First Grade - Information available in Spanish

Overview of what a child will learn by the end of first grade in mathematics and English language arts.

Parent Guide to Student Success in Second Grade- Information available in Spanish

An overview of what a child will learn by the end of second grade in mathematics and English language arts.

Parent Guide to Student Success in Third Grade- Information available in Spanish

An overview of what a child will learn by the end of third grade in mathematics and English language arts.

Parent Guide to Student Success in Fourth Grade- Information available in Spanish

An overview of what a child will learn by the end of fourth grade in mathematics and English language arts.

Parent Guide to Student Success in Fifth Grade  - Information available in Spanish

An overview of what a child will learn by the end of fifth grade in mathematics and English language arts.

PBS Kids

Educational games and videos for primary age students and resources for parents.

Read Conmigo- Information available in Spanish

Educational tools for parents & teachers; books and activities for students in prekindergarten to grade 5

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Reading Rockets: English Language Learners

Resources for teachers and parents to help young students with reading.

ReadWriteThink: Comic Creator

A variety of fun, interactive writing activities, including the Comic Creator. Students can fill in comics with their own words and storylines.

RockALingua

Practice Spanish vocabulary through song.

Sesame Street Bilingual Learning Resources- Information available in Spanish

Bilingual resources such as a family activity guide and videos for young children.

Scholastic

Educational books and activities for students of all grade levels

Spanish Playground

Bilingual resources such as games, poems, songs, and videos

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Story Place Preschool online books- Information available in Spanish

Online books and activities for preschool children.

Stuart Stories

Writing story prompts for students to read and practice their writing skills.

Talking Counts- Information available in Spanish

Practical ideas on how to build a child's vocabulary and background knowledge.

TexQuest

Digital resources for students and families.

Texas Association for Bilingual Education

Parent resources in Spanish to help young children in different subjects

The 50 Best ESL Resources for Kids

ESL websites, games and activities, and videos for young children

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The LISA Academy English Language Learner Program

Resources for parents such as articles, websites, and journals.

The National Center for Pyramid Model Innovations- Information available in Spanish

Family articles and resources on how to help your young child.

The Spanish Experiment

Read along books available in Spanish and English.

Tool Kit for Hispanic Families- Information available in multiple languages

Resources and documents to help your young school-aged child succeed in school.

Unite Literacy

Books to read in English and Spanish.

 
Back to School

Junior High Internet Links - from TEA website

Brainpop (Eng) / Brainpop Espanol - (Span)

Animated Educational Site for Kids with content available in the areas of: Science, Social Studies, English, Math, Arts & Music, Health, and Technology.

Brainpop ELL

English language learning program comprised of short, animated movies as well as games, quizzes, and interactive features.

Duolingo -Information available in multiple languages

A free language-learning website and app for elementary and middle school students.

 

English Learner Family Toolkit (PDF)

Information for families about public schools in the U.S.

ESL Writing Wizard

Create handouts to practice writing on lined paper.

English Media Lab Homepage

Exercises for all English learners including grammar and pronunciation exercises, vocabulary videos, and interactive quizzes.

English Online Resources

List of resources to learn English and grow in areas of listening, speaking and writing.

ESL Games World

List of interactive links for ESL students to learn across different content.

Family Learning Center

A collection of free family-led learning experiences and activities for ages three to twelve.

 

How Stuff Works

Articles broken down by subject along with games, quizzes, and videos.

Parent Guide to Student Success in Sixth Grade -Information available in Spanish

An overview of what a child will learn by the end of sixth grade in mathematics and English language arts.

Parent Guide to Student Success in Seventh Grade -Information available in Spanish

An overview of what a child will learn by the end of seventh grade in mathematics and English language arts.

Parent Guide to Student Success in Eighth Grade -Information available in Spanish

An overview of what a child will learn by the end of eighth grade in mathematics and English language arts.

 

ReadWriteThink: Comic Creator

A variety of fun, interactive writing activities, including the Comic Creator. Students can fill in comics with their own words and storylines.

Scholastic

Educational books and activities for students of all grade levels

 

TexQuest

Digital resources for students and families.