jumptv.com – Watch free TV shows from around the world using your internet connection. Paid subscriptions are required to view premium content.
colorincolorado.org – Created and Maintained by teachers, Colorín Colorado is a free web-based service that provides information, activities and advice for educators and families in both English and Spanish.
cal.org- Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL) is a private, nonprofit organization working to improve communication through better understanding of language and culture.
codefreedvd.com – Purchase a DVD player that can be play international DVDs.
translate.google.com – Free Translation and pronunciation of over 50 languages and it can even translate a whole website for you.
multiculturalkids.com – Multicultural Kids provides educators with free classroom activities and other resources designed to make multicultural education fun and easy to implement. You can also purchase products that promote language learning (both foreign language and English), cultural and diversity awareness.
multilingualchildren.org – Multicultural Children’s Association -The Multilingual Children’s Association has tips and resources for raising bilingual and multilingual children.
nabe.org – National Association for Bilingual Education -
wor.com – World of Reading – purchase foreign language, books, cds, dvds and software.
DOE Homework Help Line - 212-777-3380. Live help from Teachers in English and Spanish
Most DVD’s give you the language choices so when your child is saying they want to watch their favorite movie, why not make it educational and have them watch in their language of study?
Iphone Apps: There are several free apps which have games and tutorials in Spanish. One is called 24/7 Spanish
YouTube: Try out a few Spanish language cartoons and programs on Youtube!
Los Lunnis (Spanish television series from Spain)
Pocoyo (Spanish television series from Spain)
The NY Public Library offers cd’s with Spanish tutorials on them and they can be loaded onto ipods/iphones/computers etc.
ListenNJ you may checkout up to 3 audiobooks (most are Ipad and Ipod compatible) for 14 days. They have a selection of Spanish Tutorials for adults and children. Requires only a current Hoboken Public Library Card.
Free Spanish Classes for Parents
All classes are currently finished for the summer, but should resume the 3rd week of September.
Saturday classes location: John Jay College, 58 & 10 ave. Time: 10-2pm
Thursday classes location: PS 84, 92nd street btw columbus and amsterdam Time: 9-11a
Evening classes location: 275 7th ave. 25 & 26 streets room #1622 Time:
Beginning classes Mon & Wed. 5:30-8:10
Intermediate classes Tues & Thurs 5:30-8:10
SPANISH CLASSES AT INSTITUTO CERVANTES– offers Spanish classes in a classroom setting and via internet. They also have a Spanish book and video library and information about programs throughout the city. 211 E. 49th St tel. 212-308-7720 http://nuevayork.cervantes.es/en/default.shtm
LOISAIDA WALKING TOUR OF SPANISH LOWER EAST SIDE: Loisaida is a neighborhood located in the Lower East Side, very well known by its vast Puerto Rican heritage. This guided walk will take you through significant venues. Tour guide: Lisset Martinez Herryman, Art Historian. Tour will be entirely in Spanish. After the tour we will meet for coffee or drinks and converse about the visit and/or other art and language topics. Meeting point: Jardí Comunitario La Plaza Cultural Armando Pérez (Community Garden) Ave C, esq. a 9ª. DATE: Saturday June 6 5:00PM DURATION: 90 min COST: Just $15 per person in advance (online payments through Pay Pal at http://www.ennuevayorkny.com) $20 at the event Please RSVP since space is limited http://nuevayork.cervantes.es/en/default.shtm
METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART: Lectures, tours and movies in Spanish: El Primer Contacto con el Arte, a program conducted in Spanish for visitors ages six through 12 and their adult companions. Each session features a gallery talk and hands-on activities that focus on a different theme and area of the Museum. This program meets Saturdays, 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
OTHER SPANISH WEBSITES:
ABC Language Exchange – www.abclang.org
El Museo del Barrio – www.elmuseo.org New York’s leading Latino cultural institution welcomes visitors of all backgrounds to discover the artistic and cultural landscape of the Caribbean and Latin America.
El Pequeño Artista – www.elpequenoartista.com A Montessori-based Preschool in Spanish
Hola Playgroups – www.holaplaygroup.com
Juguemos a Cantar – www.juguemosacantar.com
Affiliate of the American Library Association which provides resources for Spanish English bi-lingual students and parents – http://reforma.org
Música Para Mí – www.musicaparami.com
Barahona Center for the Study of Books in Spanish for Children – www.csusm.edu/csb
Bilingual Books for Kids – www.bilingualbooks.com
Bilingual Families Web Page – www.nethelp.no/cindy/biling-fam.html
Bilingual Journey – www.bilingualjourney.com
The Bilingual Pages – http://www.angelfire.com/ut/henrikholm/bilingual/bilingual01.html
Bilingual Parenting in a Foreign Language – www.byu.edu/~bilingua
Hispanic Federation – www.hispanicfederation.org
Hispanic Online – www.hispaniconline.com
SpanishToys.com – www.spanishtoys.com
Zona Europa – www.zonaeuropa.com
Zona Latina – www.zonalatina.com