Resources to empower
Children in kindergarten build their independence, self-reliance and self-confidence. These skills begin developing at home as children take more responsibility for simple tasks such as dressing themselves with less outside help. Being prepared for school includes academic knowledge such as recognizing their first and last name but children also will also need to be able to communicate their needs, feelings and interests.
A Collection of Resources That Support the Implementation of the English Language Arts/English Language Development Framework.
This website gives an overview of the Multilingual Programs available in the California School System.
This article discusses the elements outlined in the Science of Reading. It also shares what it looks like in the classroom and shares resources that can be used within the classroom.
This article shares easy and fun ways to ensure that your child starts the school year off right.
This is a guide for embracing students with special needs in multilingual programs and it is available for FREE!
In many ways, education has evolved and given way to a more thoughtful approach to intentionally designed digital learning. This paradigm shift has reinforced the idea that technology can and should serve as the foundation for schools and districts to scale upon, as it provides equitable access to quality teaching and learning. But true equity is achieved when students can learn at their own pace and educators have the tools and instructional methods to support personalized learning. To achieve this, educators must have access to tools to provide a consistent, familiar “digital classroom” that is accessible whenever, wherever students are ready to learn.
Nearpod is a platform where slides can come to life! Teachers can upload slides or build right in Nearpod to create interactive lessons. Students can respond to different activities directly on their own devices. Nearpod activities can be used live (with a group/class) or individually (self-paced).
Adobe Express is a creation platform that is free for all teachers. Teachers and students can create and build within the Adobe Express platform.
TK through 2nd grade students are invited to participate in our annual Reading Rally! This event will have a fun-filled time of storytelling, crafts, and special performances. Special giveaways will also happen!
If you're the parent of a beginning reader, chances are you're hearing a lot about phonics. Here's what you need to know about how your child will learn phonics — and how you can help practice phonics at home.
The California State Seal of Biliteracy (SSB) Requirements Poster may be printed on large paper and hung in classrooms, guidance counselor offices, and other areas where students and parents may see it.
Recognitions provided to students on the Path to Biliteracy or Multiliteracy.
These multicultural booklists for young children introduce a wide range of concepts, themes, and activities and feature a diverse range of children and families. The 40+ booklists are organized by topic/theme, and many of the books are available in bilingual editions or in multiple languages.
Unite for Literacy offers bilingual children’s e-books in Spanish and English. Navigating the site is simple. Use the tool bar at the top to check out the various book categories (nature, technology, health and others) or search for specific titles. It’s also the place to select the text language (either English or Spanish) and audio translation. Audio translation is available in over 30 languages!
History Guides accompany each curriculum module and are structured as follows: The Thought: An expression of an overarching idea, the thought challenges.
1 2 3 4 5 Are you interested in learning about Native American histories? Are you someone with questions or information to share? Are you a teacher looking for curriculum ideas or other resources? Welcome! We believe that teaching Native American histories in a positive way requires both specific, local knowledge and a broad understanding of how colonization manifests across time and space in the Americas and around the world
A checklist to help students and their families set-up organized home space work areas.
PBS SoCal | KCET and PBS have curated FREE, standards-aligned videos, interactives, lesson plans, and more just for California teachers like you.
The Backpack Connection Series was created by TACSEI to provide a way for teachers and parents/caregivers to work together to help young children develop social emotional skills and reduce challenging behavior. The Backpack Connection Series was created by TACSEI to provide a way for teachers and parents/caregivers to work together to help young children develop social emotional skills and reduce challenging behavior.
The Backpack Connection Series was created by TACSEI to provide a way for teachers and parents/caregivers to work together to help young children develop social emotional skills and reduce challenging behavior.
Young children can learn about literacy through everyday activities at home.
Parent strategies for improving your child's reading & writing.
Each month, they provide quality, support, development, and education to almost 50,000 children, families in our 22,500-square-mile service area. They remain a unique and distinctive leader in the child care industry. Their current programs include resource libraries, home visiting, workforce development, family engagement, financial care assistance, Head Start preschool, Early Head Start, Early Head Start – Childcare partnership, Motherhood and so much more.