Parent Support Links

Parent Support Links

Parent support links include information to help families better understand the process of second language acquisition and resources to help families as their children acquire English, Spanish and maintain their own home language.

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Center for Applied Linguistics is a research site for information about English Learners

NISD Community Education holds classes for adults

Supporting ELs in Texas provides family resources for language learning 

Colorin Colorado provides resources for bilingual families

Tumblebooks is a online library with many books in English, Spanish & French for students in grades K-8

Spanish for Beginners provides simple phrases to get started with Spanish communication skills

United for Literacy is a online library with many books in over 40 languages for students from early childhood to 1st grade

Plaza Comunitaria is a collaboration between NISD and The General Consulate of Mexico through the National Institute for Adult Education (INEA), offers educational opportunities for parents of students in the bilingual program and other adults in the community. 

The Neighborhood Place is a community hub that brings services and resources together to empower families on the economically-challenged Westside of San Antonio.

Study Spanish is a site that allows students to advance their foundational Spanish skills with online lessons and quizzes