Web Links for Adults
Resources for families abound; you just have to know where to look! The following websites offer a wealth of quality resources in English and Spanish for Latino parents, extended families and caring adults. Take a look for yourself!
- ¡Colorín Colorado!
Information, activities and tips for Spanish-speaking parents.
- Leer y Vivir
Leer y Vivir is a site that offers educational activities and resources related to reading and literacy. The sites is set up to look like a library.
- Cyber Padres
This site provides services and information for parents and educators including daily guides, suggestions for free time activities, and tips for traveling with children.
Information and ideas to help children from birth through grade 8 be successful in reading.
- Mundo Latino
More than 250 educational resources for parents of children in the primary and secondary grades.
- Illinois Early Learning Project
This site provides one-page printable tip sheets for parents and teachers of young children in the areas of language arts, math, science, parenting and more.
- Zero to Three
Zero to Three is a national non-profit organization that provides a list of resources in Spanish for parents of young children.
Information about all types of scholarships. The site also has information about different foundations, schools, and the most commonly required college entrance exams for colleges in the United States and other countries.
FirstGov en Español is the official web portal of the US government, providing all government resources in English and Spanish. The site also has information about education and financial aid for Spanish-speaking parents.
- Education Trust
Education Trust is a national organization that promotes education for all children in kindergarten through college. Their website offers Spanish resources for educators, parents, lawmakers and the Latino community.
- United States Department of Education
Department of education provides this website of resources in Spanish. The site includes frequently asked questions and answers about education and information for parents about the No Child Left Behind act.
A website full of literacy exercises that parents and teachers can easily print and use with their children.
- Banco del libro
Tips for choosing the most appropriate children’s books and general information on children’s literacy. The site also has a bulletin, "Periscopio," and a section with book recommendations.
- National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition & Language Instruction Educational Programs (NCELA)
List of additional educational links and resources in Spanish for families, caretakers and the community.
- Cuentos y leyendas
Legends, stories and myths from Latin American countries.
A website dedicated to Spanish authors and readers. All documents are in PDF format. Contents include a list of educational themes, literary works, entertainment and other resources that might otherwise be difficult to find on the Internet.
- Education Place
Internet education sites on various themes for Spanish bilingual teachers. Their ever-increasing collection can also be used by students and parents.
A literary magazine on children’s literature with booklists and articles by authors from many different Latin American countries, edited by Sergio Andriacaín and Antonio Orlando Rodríguez.
- Maya & Miguel
This site features abundant educational materials for children, including lesson plans and activities for use in connection with the television series Maya & Miguel.
- Pre-K Now
Pre-K Now provides a variety of useful resources in Spanish about pre-kindergarten, why it is important and how you can get involved. Learn more about why quality matters and what is being done in your state to advance pre-k for all.