This page provides links to awesome content for literacy development. Whether you’re a student, caregiver, or just looking for something fun activities, there should be something here to help you!
For Parents and Caretakers
Give every child a great start in life by implementing The Basics principles in your daily routines. The Basics are five, fun, simple, and powerful ways to help all our children, beginning from birth, to grow to be happy and smart! Follow the above link to explore the toolkit or contact our office directly for some awesome strategies.
Reading to Your Children
How parents and caregivers read to children makes all the difference in the development of their children’s desire to learn, vocabulary, comprehension, imagination, and critical thinking skills. Make reading fun and part of your daily routine. Keeping children engaged during story time is important as well.
Here is a simple strategy to keep in mind.
R– Re-read stories
E– Engage and Enjoy
A– Ask “why” questions
D– Do more “create real experiences that relate to what you have read”
For Students K-12
Chattahoochee Valley Libraries offer live online tutoring and various links to help middle school students with homework and projects. Click on the button below to open the link.
IXL is an immersive K-12 learning experience that provides comprehensive, standards-aligned content for math, language arts, science, and social studies.
The internet’s first education website for children k-8. Kids , teachers, and parents have been enjoying the fundamental games since 1997.
This is an interactive website, where children have fun learning to read. Starfall is an educational alternative to other entertainment choices for children. There is also an android app users can download and have children learning on the go!
Find out what you need to know about the new state-wide standardized test! The site includes practice test to familiarize students with what to expect one each section. Click on the button below to open the link.
For parents and teachers that are looking for technics and advice to assist young readers.
Early Moments provides very affordable books for your young children from birth to age five.
Muscogee County Ferst Foundation for Childhood Literacy provides free books to children in Columbus from birth to the age of five.
Lexile measures are a great way to find great books for a reader, but they can help teachers, librarians and parents do so much more. A child’s Lexile range is like a reading safety zone. When parents know their child’s Lexile measure, they know how to challenge independent readers and help struggling readers—without themselves having to read every book in the library.
Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) is the largest children’s literacy nonprofit in the United States. This site is full of literacy resources.
Free online learning for all ages! This website allows one to learn at their own pace for free.
This site offers worksheets, games/activities , and lesson plans for educators and parents to use. Please follow the link below.