Websites and Apps for Families

Websites and Apps for families:

Burmese American Community Institute (BACI) 
Building a thriving, self-sufficient, sustainable and integrated Burmese Community in Indianapolis through advocacy, education, and employment.

Burmese Community Center for Education (BCCE)  
Our primary mission is to strengthen and empower the newly resettled refugee-immigrant communities from Burma to become informed, self-sufficient, independent, and positive contributing members of the broader society in Indianapolis areas and beyond through formal and informal educational programs leading toward their self-realization, confidence, and sufficiency.

Chin Community of Indiana (Chin Center)
CCI office, known to the community as the ‘Chin Center’, is located at 2524 E Stop 11, Indianapolis, IN 46227 USA. The office is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. The office helps the community with a variety of useful resources, referrals, and information. The office is also is a center place for other Chin community meetings.

CCI empowers the Chin community in the State of Indiana and related communities, to achieve the greatest possibility of a culturally integrated community, dignity and quality of life through excellent services, and customized resources.

Colorin Colorado 
Colorin Colorado is a wonderful bilingual (English/Spanish) site for families and educators of English language learners.

Exodus Refugee 
Exodus has a long history of welcoming refugees and asylees from many countries, cultures, languages, faiths, and political opinions. We began in 1981 with the mission to serve the legal needs of immigrants and Cuban refugees, who had arrived as part of the Mariel boatlift in 1980. Since that time, Exodus has helped thousands of refugees establish their lives in Indiana.

Flipgrid
Flipgrid is the leading video discussion platform for millions of PreK to PhD educators, students, and families in 180+ countries. Create a Grid community for your classroom, school, PLC, #GridPals, families, and more!

Hope for Tomorrow
To provide cultural support making the transition to America easier. Collaborate with community partners to provide holistic ​services. Give back to the community that has given so much to us.

La Plaza   
La Plaza strengthens Central Indiana by advocating and preparing Latino students for educational success and by connecting Latino families to health and social services.

Omniglot 
Omniglot is an encyclopedia of writing systems and languages. This website includes details of more than 180 writing systems, information on over 600 languages, tips on learning languages, language-related articles, useful foreign phrases in more than 150 languages with many audio recordings, multilingual texts, language names, country names, colors, numbers, idioms, time expressions, kinship words, tongue twisters, signs, proverbs and sayings in many languages, a bookstore featuring language learning material for many languages, and numerous links to online language-related resources.

Padlet 
Padlet is a virtual wall that allows people to express their thoughts on a common topic easily. It works like an online sheet of paper where people can put any content (e.g. images, videos, documents, text) anywhere on the page, together with anyone, from any device.

Perry EL YouTube Channel 
You can watch videos about WIDA, diversity, laws pertaining to ELs, SIOP, and shared videos about EL education.

Perry Township Technology Services

The Perry Township Technology Department exists to be of service for our staff and students. Our goal is for technology to be ubiquitous, useful, and stress-free.

Skitch 
Get your point across with fewer words using annotation, shapes, and sketches, so that your ideas become reality faster. (App and Microsoft capable)

WIDA’s Download Library 
WIDA’s download library has a wealth of resources including PDFs, PPTs, and videos on the WIDA framework and ACCESS testing.

BLOGS 
http://www.everyonedeservestolearn.com/2016/03/newcomer-esl-curriculum-outline.html

 

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