Colorin Colorado: Helping children read... and succeed!

Teachers who work with English as a Second Language learners will find ESL/ESOL/ELL/EFL reading/writing skill-building children's books, stories, activities, ideas, strategies to help PreK-3, 4-8, and 9-12 students learn to read.

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Toolkit for Teachers

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Colorín Colorado, Reading Rockets, and the American Federation of Teachers have developed the Colorín Colorado-AFT Toolkit for Teachers: Reaching Out to Hispanic Parents of English Language Learners. This toolkit includes background information on reaching out to Hispanic parents, four sample workshops, videos in Spanish and English, and bilingual handouts.

Information about ordering hard copies of the toolkit is available below.


View the updated toolkit!

Additions to the toolkit include a new parent workshop on helping children become successful readers and 200 children's book titles geared towards Latino families.

Finding the Right Book

Toolkit videos

Watch the accompanying toolkit videos, available in both Spanish and English.

Ordering Hard Copies

Hard copies of this toolkit are available for $5 each. Pricing is for single copies for non-members. Send a check payable to the American Federation of Teachers to:

AFT Order Department
555 New Jersey Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20001.

Shipping and handling costs are included. Please include the item number 39-11007 and publication name.

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