E-Learning Resources

Beginning September 7, Rocky Mountain PBS is broadcasting Colordao Classroom: Learn with Me at Home as a free in-home broadcast, providing K-3 learners with access to direct to home remote lessons in literacy, science, art, and math. They are also providing supplemental at-home learning tools developed by teachers for parents and caregivers to use with children. https://www.rmpbs.org/coloradoclassroom/

Literacy Resources

A bilingual website that provides information, activities, and advice for educators, and Spanish-speaking families of English language learners. https://www.colorincolorado.org/es/familias

News ELA: Offers a variety of leveled news articles by grade or age. Articles also come with short assessments to ensure comprehension. This is an easy way to bring real-world reading to young readers. https://newsela.com/

Readworks: A comprehensive reading platform that offers free curriculum materials and content to support reading development.https://www.readworks.org/

ReadWriteThink: A platform which offers lesson plans, printables, as well as interactive games and activities for K-12 Readers, parents, and educators. http://www.readwritethink.org/

Storybird: encourages storytelling and writing through opportunities to create original stories based on artwork from illustrators around the world. https://storybird.com/

Starfall:  focuses on teaching reading and language arts to emerging (usually Preschool-Early Elementary) readers; Starfall makes learning fun through the inclusion of games and songs. https://www.starfall.com/h/

Teaching Books: Offers lesson plans, guided reading questions, and author interviews for a number of books. https://www.teachingbooks.net/

Math Resources

Engage NY: a free curriculum resource broken into modules for mathematics education including materials for learners at a variety of ages. Each module includes printable and web-based math lessons, work pages, practice materials, and directions for teaching the materials. https://www.engageny.org/

Celebrated author of multiple math-based picture books for children, Greg Tang seeks to make math fun and engaging with this website which also provides training in math concepts; resources for teachers, students, and parents; games, puzzles; and much more. https://gregtangmath.com/gigs

Illuminations: Sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics this site includes complete lesson plans, printable resources, games, and interactive activities. https://illuminations.nctm.org/

Khan Academy: Provides free top of the line education resources. Their math instruction platform provides personalized lessons, practice opportunities, and mastery data tracking so that it is easy to keep track of what skills need practice. https://www.khanacademy.org/

Homeschool Resources

The Colorado Department o f Education has pages dedicated to state homeschool laws, funding resources, quick access to state standards, and a library of resources for Colorado homeschool families. https://www.cde.state.co.us/choice/homeschool

Coalition for Responsible Home Education

The Coalition for Responsible Home Education is an advocacy group focused on homeschool policy and protecting homeschool students. In addition, they offer a wide variety of resources to homeschool students, alumni, and parents, including help obtaining documents. https://responsiblehomeschooling.org

Homeschool Legal Defense Association is one of the largest homeschool advocacy groups focused on providing support for homeschool families. Beyond that, they also provide network support systems and resources for homeschool families including consultants for special needs students, forms and services, and discounts on affiliated materials. https://hslda.org/content/

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