Family Literacy

Parent Links - Multicultural Families

  • Colorin Colorado: A Web Site for Spanish-Speaking Parents
    www.colorincolorado.org
      "This resource from Reading Rockets is a bilingual Web site for Spanish-speaking parents. It provides information, activities, and advice on helping children learn to read and succeed."

  • Get Ready To Read
    www.getreadytoread.org/
      Get Ready To Read provides parents a screening tool based on the latest research on how young children learn to read. This site also has activities parents can do with their children to imporove their early literacy skills and information about the importance of building literacy skills for success in school. This site is also available in Spanish.

  • Helping Your Child Become A Reader
    www2.ed.gov/parents/academic/help/reader/index.html?exp=0
      "This No Child Left Behind booklet includes activities for families with children from infancy through age 6. Most of the activities make learning experiences out of the everyday routines in which families participate."

  • Learning and Growing Together
      Research shows that children who enter school with strong literacy skills will be more successful. This interactive resource for parents about early learning and literacy helps them develop those skills in their children. A teacher tour guide orally presents the information. Captions for what the teacher is saying are available.

  • National PTA - Parent Resources
    www.pta.org/parent_resources.html
      Learn about the National PTA, and locate one near you. Find out how the National PTA can help you be more involved with your children's education. On this site you will find out about childcare, health services, taxe subsidies, and many other issues of concern for parents. There is a Spanish language version of this site.

  • Put Reading First: A Parent Guide Preschool through Grade 3
    www.nifl.gov/partnershipforreading/publications/pdf/PRF_espan_.pdf
      When children become good readers in the early grades, they are more likely to become better learners throughout their school years and beyond. Learning to read is hard work for children. Fortunately, research is now available that suggests how to give each child a good start in reading. This information is available in Spanish.



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