Tips for Families with English Learners

Parent Resources

  • Colorin Colorado

    A free web-based, bilingual service that provides information, activities, and advice for educators and Spanish-speaking families of English language learners.


    DuoLingo is a new way to learn a new language.  It is fun, interactive and addictive!!


    Working to improve public schools with resources, tools, and solutions for teachers, administrators, and parents.

    ESL Websites List

    Find useful ESL websites links for children, teachers and parents.


    ESL stuff for kids including flashcards, worksheets, classroom games and children's song lyrics. A great resource for teachers of ESL kids.

    Kahn Academy

    Khan Academy is a non-profit educational organization created in 2006 by educator Salman Khan to provide "a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere". The organization produces micro lectures in the form of YouTube videos

    Library Spot- Searchable Image Collection

    A free virtual library resource center for educators and students, librarians and their patrons, families, businesses and just about anyone exploring the Web for valuable research information.

    Owl & Mouse-Educational Software

    Help your child learn with games, software and educational activities from Owl & Mouse Educational Software.

    PBS Kids

    On PBS KIDS GO! kids like you can watch educational shows and play the best online games for free.


    SpanishDict offers the premier English to Spanish dictionary and Spanish to English dictionary on the web. Our free online Spanish to English translator can help you with all your English to Spanish translation needs.

    U.S.A. Learns

    USA Learns is a great way for you to learn English online. Watch fun videos in English and complete educational activities. Learn new English words and practice English pronunciation. Improve your English listening, reading, spelling, speaking, writing and grammar


    The most complete and current source of information about the WebQuest Model. Whether you're an education student new to the topic or an experienced teacher educator looking for materials, you'll find something here to meet your needs.

    Woo! Jr.

    Woo! Jr. is a network of kids activities websites packed full of coloring pages, kid's crafts, games, printables, party ideas, and educational resources.