Parent Links - Multicultural Families
Colorin Colorado: A Web Site for Spanish-Speaking Parents
"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
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
"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 Toolkit
"These resources were created for you—the parent who’s always on the go, but still looking for a community that offers the best info to help your child excel at school and in life."