Organizations and Web Sites

Recommended Links

Alphabetical Listing by Name

The following are links to recommended organizations and web sites that provide information on learning disabilities, ADHD, and other issues.

You can also see this list organized by type of organization, by focus, or by audience.

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Sample ESL Resume and Cover Letter

If you have never written a resume, or need some ideas for a cover letter, here is an ESL example that you can refer to when writing your own.

San Diego School District: Parent Resources

The San Diego Unified School District's parent resource page offers general school policy information in multiple languages, along with helpful articles about testing, attendance, and student performance.

San Francisco Public Library: Kids Section

The San Francisco Public Library offers a kids section includes games, booklists, and educational resources.

Santillana USA

The Children's division of Santillana features translations of Spanish-language classics and best-selling titles to authentic literature titles. Authors include Alma Flor Ada, Megan McDonald, Arnold Lobel, Margarita Robleda, and Roald Dahl.

Scholarships for Hispanics

Scholarships.com offers a Hispanic scholarship directory with information about each program and deadlines.

Scholastic Flashcards

This homework tool allows parents and students to create their own flashcards for subjects such as math and vocabulary.

Scholastic News English/Spanish

Scholastic News English/Español is a classroom magazine available by subscription with a flip-format that lets students read the same content in both English and Spanish. The magazine connects its topics to Latino cultures and offers family activities that can be sent home.

Scholastic Parents

Scholastic Parents provides information about child development, tips on how to support your child's academic and social growth in school, booklists, and themed activities for learning at home..

Scholastic Teachers

Scholastic Teacher offers free lesson plans, interactive activities, a bookfinder tool, book discussions, and many more resources for teachers.

Scholastic, Inc.: Books Organized by Level

This grid can be used to browse Scholastic's Classroom Books' individual paperback titles organized by Guided Reading, Developmental Reading Assessment (DRA), and Lexile Levels.

Scholastic: Back-to-School Resources

Links to many back-to-school resources, including examples of welcome letters.

Scholastic: Earth Day Resources

Lessons, articles, and fun activities for students help promote environmental awareness for Earth Day and throughout the year.

Scholastic: Five Tips for Successful Field Trips

Alyssa Zelkowitz gives advice on how to prepare special needs students for a successful fieldtrip. The advice shared supports ESL student participation as well.

Scholastic: Myths from Around the World

Stories and myths from around the world, organized by region.

Scholastic: Poetry Printables (PreK-3)

Fun, ready-to-print poetry activities are the perfect tools to bring words to life. Use these reproducibles to teach new concepts, reinforce past lessons, and inspire creativity.

Scholastic: Reaching Out to Bilingual Families

A list of seven tips for involving bilingual families at school. (Please note that the recommendation to enlist other bilingual children as translators refers to guiding new students at school and assisting with translating at programs, not at parent-teacher conferences.)

Scholastic: The Stacks

Games, author information, and activities based on favorite kids' books — including Magic School Bus, Clifford, Goosebumps, Captain Underpants, Harry Potter, I Spy, and The Babysitters Club. They also offer a community for older students called "The Scene" with message boards, favorite reads, widgets, and more.

Scholastic: Welcome ELLs

Article by David and Yvonne Freeman, "How to Make Your ELL Students Feel at Home." Describes benefits of promoting use of a child's first language.

Scholastic: Welcome to the First Day of School

Article providing ideas for many first day activities to start the year in an exciting way.

Scholastic: Write It Poetry

A poetry workshop website for middle and high school students, with resources for brainstorming, drafting and revising poetry.

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