Resources for the Whole Family!
ABC Ya: “The leader in educational games for kids!”
Literacy Center: “The Literacy Center Education Network is dedicated to designing exceptional education experiences for young children. So far, we have given away more than 200 million free literacy games and activities to children in 220 countries and we are just getting started.”
PBS Kids Reading Games: Reading, ABC, vocabulary, rhyming, and story games for kids.
Read Conmigo: “Our mission is to promote bilingual literacy, one family at a time…Our free online library features a wide variety of original and culturally diverse children’s stories. Each eBook includes an activity to guide reading comprehension and vocabulary acquisition.”
Starfall: “Starfall has been teaching children to read with phonics for well over a decade. Our systematic approach, in conjunction with audiovisual interactivity, is perfect for preschool, kindergarten, first grade, second grade, special education, homeschool, and English language development (ELD, ELL, ESL). Starfall is an educational alternative to other entertainment choices for children.”
Storyline Online: “Reading to children has been repeatedly shown to improve their reading, writing and communication skills, logical thinking, concentration and general academic aptitude… as well as inspire a love of reading. The SAG-AFTRA Foundation records well-known actors reading children’s books and makes graphically dynamic videos so that children around the world can be read to with just the click of a Storyline Online video book image.”
Department of Health and Human Services: Assistance with mental health, alcohol/drug abuse, crisis intervention, case management services, and more.
Rock River Free Clinic:
9am-6pm on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
9am-12noon on Tuesday
9am-5pm on Friday
Test Prep Review: Free online practice tests for the ACT, GRE, GED, and more.
Word Root of the Day: “Membean is an incredibly effective way to learn words and permanently remember them.”
English Club: “Fun lessons with quizzes and games for learning grammar. Tests and tips on reading and fun topics like sports, movies and music for building vocabulary. ESL podcasts for listening plus spelling and pronunciation rules and games. Writing and speaking tips, idioms and slang references and so much more. All for fun and all for free!!”
ESL Gold: “ESLgold.com provides thousands of free resources and information for both students and teachers. All materials are organized by skill level for quick and easy access.”
Latino Service Providers Coalition: Connects community members with information and services.
Learn English with Audio: Learn English through a combination of sound and reading.