Region One ESC Laredo Ext. Office

Online Resources for Distance Learning

COVID-19 Supports: Online Resources for Teachers, Parents, and Students

We are in a challenging situation with COVID-19, but be assured the Laredo Extension Office staff of Region One ESC are here to support and guide our Local Education Agencies in doing what is best for our students. Our staff has created a list of resources for administrators, teachers, related service providers, parents, and students. In the list of websites and links, you will find information and resources to help you serve all our students. If you need any direct technical assistance, contact us by phone or email.

COVID-19 Laredo, TX: Local Resources & Updates

Resources for Reading Language Arts (RLA)

Region One ESC On-line Parent Resources (click here)

Region One ESC On-line Teacher Resources for Classroom Instruction (click here)

For Parents:

Reading Adventure Packs for Families

By: Reading Rockets

Reading Rockets has developed a set of reading adventure packs to encourage hands-on fun and learning centered around paired fiction and nonfiction books.

For Students:

Read to Lead

Our games create a fun, engaging, and relevant way to blast through traditional reading barriers and promote 21st century skill building. By playing our games, students increase reading achievement, find motivation, and see- often for the first time- a real connection between learning, career aspirations,

For Teachers:

Consortium on Reading Excellence in Education: On-Demand Webinar (click here)

  • The essential components of Structured Literacy
    • The special considerations for implementation of
  • Structured Literacy among English Learners
    • Cross-linguistic features for the development of
  • second language and literacy skills
    • Lesson routines designed to incorporate language
  • opportunities within Structured Literacy lessons for English learners


“I’m finally able to truly differentiate my classroom. This has been priceless for my students’ engagement.”

DUSTIN FAUTH / 4th grade teacher / Falmouth, MA

We empower teachers to support their entire classroom. 90% of US teachers who have used Khan Academy have found us effective.

Resources for Bilingual Education

Region One ESC:Online for Bilingual Parents/Padres de bilingües: Recursos para padres de familia bilingües (haga clic aqui)

Region One ESC On-line Instructional Resources for Bilingual Teachers/Maestros bilingües (click here)

For Parents: YouTube Videos

How To Read To Your Child

Scholastic's Chrysanthemum (Español)

Spanish: El juego de la loteria (Bilingual) Read aloud, read along Lectura Infantil

For Students: YouTube Videos

Scholastic's Chato's Kitchen (Español)

Huevos Verdes con Jamon

Scholastic's Too Many Tamales (Español)

For Teachers: YouTube Videos

Spanish Classroom Instructions for Teachers and Students

For Teachers: YouTube Videos

Scholastic's Click, Clack, Moo: Cows that Type (Español)

Scholastic's Giggle, Giggle, Quack (Español)

Consejos para madres y padres de familia

Consejos para madres y padres de familia (click here)

Presented by Edgar Ibarra

Region One ESC Bilingual Education Specialist-Brownsville Extension Office

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