Resources for Parents of Multilingual Learners

Supporting Your Child's English Language Development

It is a widely accepted truth, that one of the most important factors of student success is parent involvement. Yet, many times parents may find it difficult to be involved in their child's education, or unsure of how to support their child, or unaware of what resources are available. This webpage is designed to offer some resources to parents. Links to various websites that provide information on how to support your child’s language learning, and links to sites that can be used supplemental instruction can both be found here.

 *Remember: As a parent whose child is learning English, one of the most crucial ways to support your child's English language development is to continue to speak and read to your child in your native language. 

  • Colorín ColoradoA free web-based, bilingual service that provides information, activities, and advice for educators and families of English language learner. 
  • Star Fall free interactive website for students to practice phonics and beginning reading skills. 
  • ESL Games Plus Offers interactive online games for learning and teaching English as a Second Language. 
  • ESL Gold - For free resources that include daily lessons, videos and vocabulary activities, ESL Gold offers materials for all skill levels of English Language Learners. It also provides one-on-one tutoring to help students outside of the classroom. 
  • Activities for ESL Students - Through the contribution of thousands of teachers, this website shares activities, lessons and tests for ELL students. Categories are broken into the student's native language to more easily help them recognize English grammar and vocabulary. 

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