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Florida Grade Level Reading Campaign Services and Resources

FGLRC services and resources presented by Jenn Faber, FGLRC Director

FGLRC RESOURCES.10.2023

Florida Grade Level Reading Campaign

Promising literacy practices in k-5 out-of-school-time programs

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BookSmart - A Free Digital Library

Read anytime, anywhere, with BookSmart!

With BookSmart, children have the required tools to build their reading skills through high-quality books, activities that reinforce reading skills in fun and interactive ways, and where they are celebrated for their reading success. It's never been easier to achieve 20 minutes of reading a day than with BookSmart!

BookSmart

Jacksonville Public Library

The Jacksonville Public Library has 21 branches with programming for people of all ages! There are story hours for young readers, “Drop Everything and Read” events, summer crafts and art events! Library cards are free and students can use their school ID as a library card. See all the great things happening at a library near you!

Jacksonville Public Library

New Worlds Reading

Help your child read on grade level with free books and reading activities from Florida’s New Worlds Reading Initiative. New Worlds Reading Initiative offers free books and reading resources for students in K-5 who are not reading on grade level. 

Caregivers can also find resources and videos to help young readers develop literacy skills.

New Worlds Reading - Parents and Guardians

"Virtual Coach"

An interactive program that delivers health and educational guidance to families and caregivers of infants through early childhood.

To get started, text LEARN to 52046. Once you do, you'll receive a text message with a link to a quick survey you'll need to complete to enroll. Your feedback will help us deliver information designed to your interests and specific to your children's ages. 

You may unsubscribe at any time by texting STOP. For assistance with the program, text HELP

Nemours Children's Reading BrightStart!

Keep your child on track for their grades' reading level

Nemours Children's Reading BrightStart!

Tip Sheet Summer Learning at Home

All kids need to keep learning over the summer. If they don’t, they lose what they’ve learned during the school year, and those losses add up year after year. Following are some ways you can help your child learn during the summer months and send them back ready for the new school year.

Tip Sheet Summer Learning at Home

Tip Sheet Summer Learning for Health

It’s important for all young people to keep active and eating healthy while school is out. Without the structure and resources that the school year offer, children are at greater risk for weight gain and unhealthy eating habits during the summer months. Here are some ways you can incorporate fun activity and nutrition into your child’s summer.

Tip Sheet Summer Learning for Health

Tip Sheet Plan for Summer Learning

10 Tips to help you plan for summer learning

Tip Sheet Plan for Summer Learning

Summer Learning Tip Sheet

Easy Summer Learning Tips for Parents

Summer Learning Tip Sheet

Imagine Learning

This resource is available to certain Duval County Public School students.

Imagine Learning

Raz-Kids

The program provides teachers with an in-depth knowledge of reading and writing so they are prepared to guide their students into becoming skilled and enthusiastic readers and writers.

Raz-Kids

PBS Learning Media

Fun activities for children of all ages and guides for parents to help them work on literacy with their children.

PBS Learning Media

Build the Habit of Good Attendance (Spanish)

 Ayude a su niño a tener éxito en la preescuela y en kindergarten. Desarrolle la costumbre de una buena asistencia escolar.

Build the Habit of Good Attendance (Spanish)

Build the Habit of Good Attendance (English)

Help Your Child Succeed in Preschool and Kindergarten and Build the Habit of Good Attendance

Build the Habit of Good Attendance (English)

Parent Academy

The Parent Academy of Duval County Public Schools is a FREE family resource that promotes parental involvement, enhances student achievement, and supports a caregiver's need for personal and individual growth. Parent Academy courses are offered in schools, libraries, community centers, and faith-based institutions throughout the community.

Parent Academy