English Language Learners and Multilingual Learners
NYCDOE resources for English Language and Muliti-lingual Language Learners and their families can be found here
Google Translate is a free application that is available on most devices. Google Translate can be used to translate text, handwriting, speech, and websites in over 100 different languages.
To download Google Translate:
- On your computer, install the Google Chrome web browser. Google Chrome will already include the Google Translate feature.
- On your iPhone or iPad, download the Google Translate app from the app store.
- For Android devices, download the Google Translate app on Google Play.
Getting e-books in Different Languages
- In addition to the resources available on your child’s remote learning portal, here are some ways to access e-books in multiple languages:
SimplyE is The New York Public Library's free e-reader app to borrow e-books. It is available on iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, and Android devices. Students over the age of 13 and parents of students below the age of 13 can register for a library card by using the SimplyE app. Make sure that location services are enabled on your device when signing up for a New York Public Library card.
The International Children's Digital Library Foundation (ICDL Foundation) provides free online books from around the world to both children and adults. Use the Advanced Search page to find online books by preferences such as language, age, and topic.
Audible offers stories in 6 different languages that you and your child could listen to on your computer, phone, or tablet. Audible is available at no cost during your child’s remote learning experience and does not ask for your payment information
ST Math is a visual math program that supports your child’s understanding of math through creative problem-solving. ST Math is available at no cost until June 30, 2020 and does not ask for your payment information.