Support Tools

Tools to help support at-home learning such as homework help and resources for children with special needs. Click the green link to access the resource.

General Support

HomeworkAlabama.org – Free homework help, tutoring, and test prep for Alabamians!

AMSTI Family Success Guides – Provide practical suggestions to families for reinforcing K-12 math content

Alabama Learning Exchange – The Alabama Learning Exchange includes multi-media, learning activities, lessons, and unit plans all “connected” by the Alabama standards to promote deeper-learning competencies essential for success in college, careers, and our global society.

ALSDE Digital Learning Repository – This digital binder from the Alabama State Department of Education serves as a resource for school districts to share with parents regarding the use of Schoology as well as SchoolsPLP. It includes a “How to Use Schoology” Intro video as well as a Parent Schoology Handbook. After clicking the link, navigate to the purple colored tab labeled “Parent Resources.”

Alabama Partnership for Children COVID-19 Resources for Parents – Curated COVID-19 resources for parents

Alabama Works! Career Success Guides – Helps students learn more about high-demand careers and their salary ranges, along with steps and resources to attain a career in one of these fields

Literacy Learning Resource Guide – Neuhaus Education Center is dedicated to promoting reading success and provides information and resources to families

Helping Your Child Learn to Read – Parent guide from the National Institute for Literacy

PIE Network Rapid Response Resources – Library of resources for families

NAEYC Math at Home Toolkit – Resources for math play and learning from the National Association for the Education of Young Children.

Harvard University Center for the Developing Child COVID-19 Resources – Curated list of support resources, activities, and articles

Alabama Works! Career Success Guides – Helps students learn more about high-demand careers and their salary ranges, along with steps and resources to attain a career in one of these fields

Health & Physical Education Parent Resources – Folder with health and physical education resources for families

Parent Primer: Foreign Language – How to support students with foreign language homework

Special Education

Educating All Learners – Resource sharing and community building to meet the needs of students with disabilities during the COVID-19 pandemic

National Center for Learning Disabilities COVID-19 Parent Resources – Resources and information to support students with disabilities

Transcend School Closure Hub – Excellent resource collection which includes many focused on special education

Bookshare – Students with dyslexia, blindness, cerebral palsy, and other reading barriers can customize their experience to suit their learning style and find virtually any book they need for school.

Family Guide to At Home Learning – This 2-page interactive family guide from CEEDAR is aligned to the CEC High Leverage Practices for special education. This guide has practical strategies that work for helping children of all ages who may be struggling with an at-home learning risk.

English Language Learners

ALSDE Remote Learning for English Learners Guide – Recommended strategies for supporting English learners during the pandemic

Colorín Colorado – COVID-19 related resources for families of English language learners.

Wide Open School English-Language Learners K-2 Resources – Interactive learning activities for K-2 to practice and improve English comprehension.

Wide Open School English-Language Learners 3-5 Resources – Interactive learning activities for grades 3-5 to practice and improve English comprehension.

Wide Open School English-Language Learners 6-8 Resources – Interactive learning activities for grades 6-8 to practice and improve English comprehension.

Wide Open School English-Language Learners 9-12 Resources – Interactive learning activities for grades 9-12 to practice and improve English comprehension.