Literacy Resources

Literacy Resources Guide - Online Learning

Keeping kids engaged and learning through school disruptions due to coronavirus (COVID-19) is at the top of our minds. Read Fort Worth is collaborating with our community partners to highlight digital learning resources that support families with online learning. Bookmark and check this page regularly as we will be adding more resources soon.

Featured Resources of the Week

PBS Learning Media

PBS and WGBH have partnered up to offer free and fun learning resources available to families. Learning the ABCs is the foundation of language no matter what language you are speaking. Watching a Sesame Street video about the letter M helps build and strengthen that foundation in your child.

Fort Worth Public Library

The Fort Worth Public Library might be closed but you and your little ones can still borrow books from its digital library selection. Don’t have a library card? No problem! Sign up for a digital library card and start reading.

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Past Featured Resources

Week 4: Mayor’s Summer Reading Challenge, PBS Learning (Download Now)

Week 3: Journal Buddies & Story Time with Fort Worth Library (Download Now)

Week 2: Scholastic Learn at Home & Story Time with Fort Worth Library (Download Now)

Week 1: Journal Buddies & Story Time with Fort Worth Library (Download Now)

Fort Worth ISD Learning At Home

Fort Worth ISD Superintendent Kent Scribner announced that schools will remain closed and students will remain at home, receiving online instruction until further notice. This decision aligns with the City of Fort Worth’s Disaster Restrictions, which are in place through May 15. Find Fort Worth ISD’s latest COVID-19 updates at: www.fwisd.org/COVID-19

Fort Worth ISD’s Learning at Home platform offers activities for students at each grade level – aligned with District resources such as Pearson, Achieve 3000, and Edgenuity, to name a few. These instructional resources are created by grade level to ensure Fort Worth ISD students are engaged in content that is age-appropriate as well as aligned to specific content. This will provide students with the access they need to continue to grow academically while away from the traditional classroom setting. To learn more, visit: Learning at Home

Fort Worth Public Library

Did you know that the Fort Worth Public Library offers access to thousands of ebooks and audiobooks? You can borrow them, instantly and for free, using just the device in your hand. Get the Libby app for your phone or tablet!

We know that navigating what is best to do for your child, especially when it comes to finding quality child care, can be complicated. We want to make connecting to family resources and learning about early educational opportunities easy for local families. Sign up for Best Place for Kids text messages and receive relevant tips and resources sent directly to your phone. Learn more

Coronavirus & Children

Staying Healthy

It is important to keep your child healthy during this time. Here are some tips to help keep kids healthy while school is out.

  • Watch your child for any signs of illness.

  • Watch for signs of stress in your child.

  • Teach and reinforce everyday preventive actions.

  • Help your child stay active.

  • Help your child stay socially connected.

Talking to Children About COVID-19

Parents, family members and other trusted adults can play an important role in helping children make sense of what is happening.

  • Remain calm and reassuring.

  • Make time to talk.

  • Avoid language that might blame others.

  • Pay attention to what children see or hear.

  • Provide information that is honest and accurate.

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