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  • Resources for Families and Educators


    Here are some resources to help you support your children at home:

    www.nypl.org/locations - locations, hours, phone numbers of the NYC public libraries, by borough

    www.nypl.org/events - free classes and events at the libraries for children, teens, and adults

    www.nypl.org/collections/articles-databases/verify?resource=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.tumblebooks.com

    Sign in to use the library database:  Enter your 14-digit library number (on the back of your library card).  Choose “tumblebooks” and then “language learning”.  Tumblebooks are created by taking existing picture books, adding animation, sound, music, and narration, to produce an electronic picture book, which students can read, or have read to them. (free, many languages)

    http://multilingualbooks.com/bilingual-all.html  Language Lizard

    Dual-language children’s books offered in over 40 languages, including Albanian, Arabic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Chinese, French, Hindi, Italian, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Serbocroatian, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, Twi, Urdu, and Vietnamese (some are accompanied by CDs, for purchase)

    www.colorincolorado.org - a bilingual site for families and educators of ELLs with up-to-date resources and research

    www.starfall.com - teaches children to read with phonics (free service)

    www.storylineonline.net - features Screen Actors Guild members reading childrens books aloud

    www.brainpop.com

    www.brainpopjr.com

    www.brainpopesl.com

    www.brainpopespanol.com

    animated, curriculum-based content that supports educators and engages students/hundreds of topics within Math, Science, Social Studies, English, Technology, Arts & Music, and Health

    Log in at school or at home.  User name:  ps108b    Password:  moby

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