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Classroom Resources for Languages Other than English

  • Hispanic & Latino Resources Internet Bibliography: A list of internet resources compiled by the NYS Library reference staff.
     
  • Homework Hotline : Students statewide can call in live with their homework questions to be answered by the Rochester Teacher Association's Dial-A-Teacher volunteers. Homework Hotline airs on public television at 5:30 pm Monday through Thursday when school is in session.
     
  • Maya and Miguel : This web site is designed to fully support children of different levels of English or Spanish language abilities. Nearly all of the content on the site is available in both English and Spanish. Children and their parents can "toggle" between English or Spanish at any point while playing on the site. This structure has been developed to encourage children to apply their knowledge of their primary language while learning a second language. For grades 1 to 4.
     
  • NOVELny: Online access to the full text of hundreds of journals, newspapers, and other references.
     
  • Oh Noah! : Oh Noah is designed to teach Spanish to children ages six to eight through animated videos with embedded games that help build vocabulary.
     
  • PBS LearningMedia New York : This website provides free access to public television program clips, teachers guides, interactive learning objects, instructional strategies, and much more, searchable by curriculum area and grade level.
     
  • PBS Programs A-Z : Access to all the websites for PBS programs and their related educational resources.
     
  • Summer Reading at New York Libraries : Materials and links to library resources to support a summer reading program in your community.
     
  • Throughout the Ages: A visual educational resource that focuses on using historical records as learning tools in pre-K–grade 6 education. The site offers more than 500 digital images of historical photographs, letters, broadsides, maps, and paintings.
     
  • Uncommon Approaches to the Common Core : This website contains a searchable map showing cultural institutions in every county of the state, lesson plans, open educational resources, listings of upcoming events, and more.
     
  • Using Historical Records in the Classroom: Historical Records: what, why, where and how. A brief course on using historical records in the classroom.