• REL Webinar: Supporting Your Child’s Reading at Home

    Join REL Southeast for a webinar that introduces families to the “Supporting Your Child’s Reading at Home” resources. These resources, for children in kindergarten through 3rd grade, are drawn from research on best practices for helping children learn to read. Webinar participants will receive an overview of the components of the resources and a virtual walk-through of the website containing the resources. Participants will learn how to use these research-based resources with their children at home and will be given the opportunity to ask questions.

    Supporting Children’s Reading at Home - Family Resources for Kindergarten through 3rd Grade 
    July 9, 2020
    2:00–2:45 p.m. ET
    Register here


    The Regional Educational Laboratories (RELs)build the capacity of educators to use data and research to improve student outcomes. Each REL responds to needs identified in its region and makes learning opportunities and other resources available to educators throughout the United States. The REL program is a part of the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) in the U.S. Department of Education. To receive regular updates on REL work, including events and reports, follow IES on Facebook and Twitter. To provide feedback on this or other REL work, email Contact.IES@ed.gov.

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  • summer learning

    Prevent the Summer Slide!

    Check out these resources for summer learning!

    For Alabama's students, the months away from school can result in a large loss of knowledge in reading, math, science and other core subject matter. The Alabama Summer Learning Challenge raises awareness of the summer loss epidemic, shares research on the importance of personalized activities and provides access to a variety of free resources to targeted summer learning.

    STUDENT ONLINE LEARNING RESOURCES continuing throughout the Summer to help prevent the Summer Slide:
    *****LexiaCore5---Now available until July 31st 
    *****Stride Academy---Available until Fall 2020
    *****Math Seeds----Available until Fall 2020
    *****Capstone Pebble Go-----Available until Fall 2020
    *****Reading AZ-Raz Kids------Available until Fall 2020
    *****Epic Books---Available until June 30th
    *****English Learner Remote Learning Resources----(AMSTI has worked diligently to provide a remote learning center for both EL students and parents

    The 2020 Alabama Summer Learning Challenge is being held May 18 until July 31. There are “tons” of FREE learning resources for students to use.


    Alabama parents now have access to many great online resources, which can help continue their child’s learning and skill building throughout the summer – while they are away from the classroom:


    • Big Universe - 18,000+ eBooks and essential literacy tools
    • Lexile and Find a Book Alabama – Customizable book-search tool, which allows students to build fantastic individual-reading lists
    • Stride - Cool blend of online math, reading, language arts, and science practice for every student interest
    • Fuel Education – Great personalized learning activities for all students!
    • MetaMetrics and Quantile are presenting the 2020 Summer Math Challenge!
    • Learn at Home with Alabama Public Television (APT) – great education resources and videos
    • Local and Statewide Library Media resources
    • Many more summer learning resources for students and parents to use!


    The 2020 Summer Learning Challenge webpage is located at https://www.alsde.edu/sec/comm/Pages/summer-learning.aspx

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  • school

    OES is offering suppply kits for 1st and 2nd grade students. If you choose to purchase one, you must do so by June 12th. They will be packaged and shipped ready for you! 

    Supply kit information

    Or you can shop yourself! Please see the attached supply lists for each grade level. 

    Kindergarten Supply List

    1st grade supply list

    2nd grade supply list

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    Online Registration will be coming soon! As soon as the link is available it will be posted here.  To be ready, pease see the attched form so that you will have all you need to register your child for the upcoming year. 


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  • Please see the attached document for information and an affidavit of residency for those that rent/loan/lease a place of residency.

    Affidavit of Residence

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