Language Arts Parent and Teacher
    Internet Resources

    Growing Summer Readers Websitereading

    This is a direct link to the district’s summer reading initiative.  


    Growing Summer Readers - Parent/Teacher Information Screencast

    This screencast takes viewers through a detailed explanation of the summer reading initiative.  It is designed as a tool to offer additional directions and clarification for the summer reading initiative.


    How Does Reading Recovery Help My Child?

    "We know parents are concerned about the challenges that learning difficulties, including dyslexia, appear to create for children learning to read and write. We want to assure you that Reading Recovery® is a powerful first-grade intervention for any struggling learner."  This link will provide parents with additional information about Reading Recovery®.


    Dyslexia Resource Site

    This District-created website is designed to offer information, learning resources, and technology tool suggestions for parents and teachers.  

    Reading Rockets - Parent Resources and Helpful Information

    A wonderful literacy resource that offers ideas, suggestions, teaching tips, videos, book suggestions, and many other resources to support parents and caregivers.

    All About Adolescent Literacy

    All About Adolescent Literacy supports parents and teachers of students in grades 4–12. Take a look at this site if you have older children because it offers information on college readiness and awareness. Another highlight is the “Ask the Experts” page, which allows you to submit questions about students and reading so a team of experts can help you find answers.

    Colorín Colorado - Ayudando a los ninos leer ... y a triunfar

    En su calidad de padre, usted dispone de muchas maneras para poder ayudar a su hijo a triunfar cada día.

    Los siguientes recursos dirigidos a padres bilingües le ofrecen consejos para ayudar a su niño a aprender a leer, tener éxito en la escuela y aprender un nuevo idioma. También le dan información sobre el sistema escolar de Estados Unidos y le comparten ideas sobre cómo desarrollar una relación con el maestro y la escuela de su hijo.

    Además, usted puede encontrar divertidos consejos y juegos, listas bilingües, ideas para el uso de la biblioteca pública y videos de autores e ilustradores de libros infantiles y músicos que tocan canciones para niños. A continuación los recursos se organizan por temas.

    Imagination Soup

    Imagination Soup‘s focus is making learning fun, active, and engaging for kids. It’s a place where parents and teachers can find great books as well as learning ideas, resources, and community.

    Reading Is Fundamental Story Samplers

    Reading Is Fundamental Story Samplers provide hands-on, cross-curricular activities for books that are linked by a common theme. Each Story Sampler includes featured books and resources to motivate and encourage young readers. Story Samplers can be adapted for a range of ages and are ideal guides for teachers, families, child-care providers, homes, and after-school programs.

    Sight Words Practice

    Sightwords.com is a comprehensive sequence of teaching activities, techniques, and materials for one of the building blocks of early childhood literacy. This collection of resources is designed to help teachers, parents, and caregivers teach a child how to read. We combine the latest literacy research with decades of teaching experience to bring you the best methods of instruction to make teaching easier, more effective, and more fun.


    Starfall has been teaching children to read with phonics for well over a decade. Their systematic approach, in conjunction with audiovisual interactivity, is perfect for preschool, kindergarten, first grade, second grade, special education, and English language development (ELD, ELL, ESL). Starfall is an educational alternative to other entertainment choices for children.

Last Modified on May 28, 2019