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.
Celebrate and gain a greater understanding of California’s Arts Education Framework! Learn how the Arts Education Framework supports: Developing students’ artistic literacy Implementing the California Arts Standards for Public Schools, Prekindergarten Through Grade Twelve (Arts Standards) Providing equitable arts education for each and every student
The Environmental Education Collaborative (EEC), with the help of educational and community partners, created this digital environmental resource for Riverside and San Bernardino Counties - Environmental Learning Resources Guide. This guide was developed to help educators and community members find sites and programs about natural resources and sustainability. This guide provides information on programs for all ages from early childhood through adult, as well as information on professional training opportunities.
The Met presents over 5,000 years of art from around the world for everyone to experience and enjoy. Be sure to explore #metkids in the dropdown menu!
An amazing free interactive Art website! So much to explore, play and investigate!
Create CA advocates for high quality arts education for all students by providing policy expertise and by mobilizing a statewide network of advocates and allied partners.
The California Arts Project (TCAP) is a collaborative, statewide network of teachers and university scholars with the singular goal of expanding student access to and improving student artistic literacy development in dance, media arts, music, theatre, visual, and career arts.
The Arts are the Seeds of Innovation. Arts Connection is dedicated to stimulating creative and economic vitality and enriching lives throughout the communities we serve by providing support, promotion, education, and advocacy for the arts.
Noun Project is building a global visual language that unites us — a language that allows quick and easy communication no matter who you are or where you are. The Most Comprehensive Icon Collection in the World. Our community of designers from 120+ countries is building the most diverse and extensive collection of iconography ever created. Icons are some of the most universal communication tools available, crossing language and cultural boundaries.
National Resource Center for Asian Languages (NRCAL) was established in 2014 to improve the nation’s capacity for the teaching and learning of Asian languages including Vietnamese, Korean, Chinese, Japanese, and Khmer. NRCAL is 1 of 16 language resource centers funded by the U.S. Department of Education.
Team Considerations for Use Prior To Referral of A Multilingual Learner For Initial Special Education Assessment. This resource was created by Imperial County Office of Education to improve outcomes for English learners with disabilities.
The Spelling Bee is an annual contest held amongst the winners of the thirty-three school districts in San Bernardino County where K-8th grade students are challenged to spell words from a given list, as well as more challenging words that require students to have an in-depth knowledge of word morphology. San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools promotes and encourages students to improve their spelling, expand their vocabularies and learn correct English usage that will positively affect communication, reading, and writing skills for the rest of their lives.
This digital library hosts a collection of books from around the world. Ultimately, this organization hopes to have every culture and language represented so that every child can know and appreciate the riches of children's literature available from the world community.
The Starting Smarter website includes information on student score reports, sample test questions, parent-teacher conferences, and other no-cost resources in English and Spanish.
The Multilingual Learning Toolkit is an online hub for research-based key principles, instructional strategies, and associated, free, practical, and easy-to-use resources that are geared towards educators who teach PreK-3rd Multilingual Learners.
This CAL Commentary from Marybelle Marrero-Colón examines emergent practices, debates, and examples of translanguaging in the classroom and highlights the educational advantages and benefits of translanguaging in multiple contexts: dual language immersion, English as a Second Language, and more!
Find materials for Computer Science Education Week (December 6-10). These resources can be used during throughout the week and/or school year.
This article details the impacts of not adequately funding public schools.
This report explores how competencies and skills developed through social and emotional learning (SEL) are as important as the foundational skills required for traditional academic learning. The New Vision for Education project examines the role that technology can potentially play to improve SEL education for the future.
This study highlights the economic benefits of social and emotional learning and the need for further research by comparing the benefits and costs of six different interventions.
The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program is administered out of the Institute of Education Sciences (IES). The program provides up to $1.1M in funding for research and development of innovative forms of learning and instructional technologies for classrooms.
This book spotlights best practices in high-performing school systems worldwide.
This brief focuses on social and emotional learning-related policy actions due to COVID-19, providing concrete recommendations based on state examples about ways to enhance the social, emotional, and academic learning of all students.
This article shows that future reform must focus on the quality of education.
This paper reviews how states and districts have historically approached career readiness in K-12 schools and the limitations and challenges with current approaches. This paper also defines career readiness and argues that it should be pursued as an integrated measure under postsecondary readiness as part of ESSA state accountability systems as well as specific recommendations for the business community in addressing key implementation challenges involving the career readiness components of a postsecondary readiness indicator.