There are programs and websites available to help parents and students work together to achieve academic success. Listed below are recommended academic resources:
- Cabrini-Green Tutoring Program
Cabrini-Green helps economically disadvantaged students succeed in elementary school and beyond. They pair students with volunteer adult tutors to provide educational and life skill resources. This program operates out of St. Vincent DePaul.
826 Chi- A Non-Profit Writing & Tutoring Program
826 Chi offers tutoring, writing workshops, field trips, and classroom support to students in Chicago. It is a free service that operates out of Wicker Park.
- PBS Kids
PBS Kids is a website the offers kids fun games and videos to promote learning.
ReadWriteThink is a website that provides parent and afterschool resourcse and activities to promote the development of students’ literacy skills. The website provides games, activities, tips and tools, podcasts, and printouts.
ABCya is a free website that provides educational computer games for elementary school students to play and learn at the same time.
This website offers a search of after-school programs offered in Chicago by location and interest.