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Title III Family and Community Engagement


Accredited Schools Online
College transition guide for ESL students, how to prepare for college, apply to college, and learn about bridge programs.
Available in English
 

Affordable Colleges Online

Over fifty valuable ESL and ELL resources for student, parents, and teachers for helping English Language Learners excel in school and beyond.

Available in English and Spanish
 

BBC Learning English offers free audio, video, and text materials, including 6-minute English, The English We Speak, and Lingohack.
Available in English

 

Civil Rights Data Collection
This data collection provides information about students in public elementary and secondary schools on a variety of indicators, including enrollment, access to educational programs or services, and academic proficiency results, disaggregated (or broken out) by factors including race, ethnicity, sex, and disability.
Available in English

 

Colorin Colorado
Colorin Colardo is a national website providing free research-based information, videos, activities, and advice to parents, schools, and communities.
Available in English and Spanish

 

Early Matters
Early Matters is an advocacy organization focused on early education in our region. 
Available in multiple languages 

 

edX

Connect learners to universities and institutes from around the world. Offers free courses in subject such as humanities, math, and computer science. Offers micro-masters certificate, professional certificate, and xSeries Certificate.

Available in English
 
Family Services of Greater Houston
Family Services of Greater Houston is an organization that provides hands-on parent and family life classes to inform and support parents and family members. 
Available in English and Spanish

 

Harris County Public Library Literacy & English as a Second Language
Harris County Public Library Literacy and English as a Second Language programs help adults with the basic reading and writing and/or spoken English skills.

Available in English
 
Illinois Early Learning Project
Illinois Early Learning Project is an online portal with lessons and activities.
Available in English, Spanish, Polish, Chinese, Korean
 
International Children’s Digital Library 
International Children’s Digital Library is a digital library of books in multiple languages.
Available in multiple languages and dialects

 

Free video tutorials in all content areas
Available in English


Literacy Advance of Houston
Literacy Advance of Houston serves more than 3,000 students and families each year through literacy tutoring, community classes, and family literacy events.

Available in English

 

National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition
English Learner Tool Kit and other external resources specific to English Learners (ELs).
Available in multiple languages

 

National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development 
Collaboration among organizations serving the nation’s growing Asian-American Pacific Islander (AAPI) immigrant and refugee populations. 
Available in English

 

Reading Is Fundamental   
Reading Is Fundamental is an online portal with articles, videos, and activities for both parents and children.
Available in English and Spanish

 

Scholastic 
Suggested resources and ideas on how to welcome ELLs in the classroom.
Available in English

 

School Community Network Just Connect
School Community Network Just Connect is an online portal with activities, articles, and resources.
Available in English and Spanish

 

Seal of Biliteracy 
The Seal of Biliteracy is an award given by a school, district, or state in recognition of students who have studied and attained proficiency in two or more languages by high school graduation.
Available in English

 

Texas English Learners Portal (TEA) Parent Resources 
Texas English Learners Portal is a website with brochures, curriculum, and information on Bilingual/ESL education, resources, and additional websites.
Available in English and Spanish

 

Texas Learning Heroes
Texas parent resources to support children’s education

Available in English and Spanish


Texas State Assessments
Texas Assessment is an online website for students to prepare for state assessments such as the TELPAS and STAAR.
Available in English and Spanish
 

Tumble Books
Free audio books

Available in English

 

TweenTribune
Current event articles for children in various genres and topics

Available in English and Spanish

 

Unite for Literacy
Free digital picture books narrated in multiple languages.
Available in multiple languages.

 

University People

Non-profit online university, offers programs in business administration, computer science, health science, and MBA program. Offers associate certificate and bachelor’s degrees.

Available in English

 

Wonderopolis
Videos, articles, activities, and other resources for children

Available in English

 

 

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