• The Alief Learns website has many online resources for both parents and educators.  Alief ISD's Special Education Department is developing procedures on providing instruction to students participaing in special education services through alternative methods, such as online and virtual classrooms.  To address our families immediate needs, this page is dedicated towards sharing resources with our families on addressing COVID-19 with children and additional supports to allow your student with a disability to continue engaging in the learning process while at home.

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Academic Resources

  • Science/Social Studies Resources

    Animal and country research resources - National Geographic

    Natural science resources (animals, creating habitats) - Switch Zoo

    Online flashcards to help students memorize and review specific terms and concepts - Quizlet

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  • PPCD Resources

    Personal hygiene social stories - Sesame Street

    Online stories - Storyline

    Calendars with daily activities to do at home - Preschool Express

     

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  • ELAR Resources

    Florida Center for Reading Research has created VPK Learning Center Activities (Early Childhood) and Student Centered Activities (K-5).  These printable activities are free for educators/parents to download and include differentiation options.  

    Targets learning letter sounds, provides videos and quizzes- Reading Bear

    Provides games that focus on helping children learn grammar, spelling, sight words, and other word skills - Room Recess

    Offers basic reading and math practice activities that include phonics, word sounds, and basic spelling within the K, 1st, 2nd, or 3rd grade level - Starfall

    Free resources, including sorting activities, adapted books, folder games, and a variety of printables - Adapted Books

    Books online - Padlet

    Customizes reading exercises depending on each student’s needs - Lalilo

    Read Alouds of various books with suggested follow-up activities - Storyline

    Requires teacher sign up. Access to digital books, lesson plans, quizzes - Get Epic

    Books sorted by age, fiction/non-fiction, short, medium, long books in the “Read books” option - ChildrensLibrary.org

    Online web-based language-learning platform designed to help students in grades 5 -12 improve their grammar and writing skills - Noredink

    Offers a variety of activities and games to practice spelling, basic math/science/social studies concepts, skills/strategic games - ABCYA

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  • Math Resources

    Video instruction for secondary students who need audio and visuals to assist with focus. Hippocampus

    Build skills in math computation and math problem solving - Prodigy Math

    Math resources with easy readable explanations - Mathwords

    Online manipulatives for math K-12 - National Library of Virtual Manipulatives

    Printable supports that assist with number identification and the following mathematical operations: counting, additon, subtraction, and fractions - Math Pack Numbers

    Printable supports that assist with analog and digital time, season identification and time periods throughout the day (morning, afternoon, evening and night) - Math Pack Time

    Offers a variety of activities and games to practice spelling, basic math/science/social studies concepts, skills/strategic games - ABCYA

    Offers ebooks, online/downloadable phonics and math activities by age - Oxford Owl

    Math tools in apps and activity packets under “Lessons and Publications” - Math Learning Center

    Games by grade level. Reading requires sign-up for free 30 day trial - Adapted Mind

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Functional Resources