Organizations & Services (General Education) « Education – General
Organizations and Resources
Related to General Education Issues
(including Bilingual resources)
Organizations re: Education
- Debt Free U
Financial literacy resources for students and young adults.
- Inspiration Software
Students, educators and 21st century business professionals use our products to think, brainstorm, organize, analyze and write.
- International Society for Technology in Education
ISTE is the premier membership association for educators and education leaders engaged in improving learning and teaching by advancing the effective use of technology in PK-12 and higher education.
- School to Prison Pipeline
A nationwide system of local, state and federal education and public safety policies that pushes students out of school and into the criminal justice system.
- U.S. Department of Education (ED)
ED's mission is to promote student achievement and preparation for global competitiveness by fostering educational excellence and ensuring equal access.
Resources & Websites re: Education
- Center for Implementing Technology In Education
Identifies evidence-based practices for integrating instructional technology to support the achievement of all students.
- Common Core State Standards
Building on the excellent foundation of standards states have laid, the Common Core State Standards are the first step in providing our young people with a high-quality education. It should be clear to every student, parent, and teacher what the standards of success are in every school.
- Family Educational Right to Privacy Act
A federal statute that prohibits federally funded schools and colleges to disclose certain student information without parental consent.
- Get Ready to Read
Designed to support educators, parents, and young children in the development of early literacy skills in the years before kindergarten. Intended for use with all children, the resources and information provided on this site promote skill-building, communication between adults, and ways to address concerns.
- Gifted Resources
An information service for parents and teachers of gifted students and the service providers who cater for them.
- Struggling Teens
Source of current news about private parent-choice adolescent resources for schools and programs.
- Teacher Magazine
Their mission is to help raise the level of awareness and understanding among professionals and the public of important issues in American education.
- Teaching Tolerance
A place for educators to find thought-provoking news, conversation and support for those who care about diversity, equal opportunity and respect for differences in schools. Sign up for weekly e-newsletters.
- The Learn Center
Provides resources for a variety of educational professionals including teachers, administrators, technology coordinators, and professional development coordinators.
Here are websites with a variety of activities that support Spanish language. Great for Dual Language Programs and ESL students learning English.
- A Road Map for Effective Biliteracy Instruction
Information for researchers and teachers
- Benefits of Being Bilingual (Ñanduti)
Learning a second language at an early age has a positive effect on intellectual growth and enriches and enhances a child's mental development.
- Cervantes Virtual Books
Virtual books in three levels of Spanish.
- Colorin Colorado
This bilingual section was created just for parents and families to provide you with the information you need to help your child become a good reader and a successful student.
- Discovery Kids en Español
This page has games for children in Spanish let them practice their skills of reading and mathematics.
- Resources for reading in Spanish
Stories in Spanish and other resources to help children.
- Spanglish Baby – Raising Bilingual Kids
We are two Latina moms – best friends since college – who are extremely passionate about ensuring our children not only speak both our languages, English and Español, but that they also grow up proud of both their cultures, Latino and American.