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The number of students with limited proficiency in English has increased significantly in recent years. Here are a variety of resources to help educators with English Language Learners.
Colorín Colorado is a free web-based, bilingual service that provides information, activities, and advice for educators and Spanish-speaking families of English language learners.
ESLgold provides thousands of free information and resources for ESL/ELL. All materials are organized by skill and level for quick and easy access.
This site includes Lesson Plans, Teaching Tips, Resource Picks, and a question answer section to help teachers with English Language Learners.
Hazel Rose Markus | Being Human
Hazel Rose Markus is a social psychologist who studies how an individual's sense of self is shaped by culture, as well as how individuals influence the cultures they live in.
Worksheets, Flashcards, Lesson Plans, Jobs and a Forum for the ESL and TEFL Teacher.
This web site is for people studying English as a Second Language. There are quizzes, word games, proverbs, slang expressions,a random-sentence generator and more.
One Stop English
Onestopenglish is packed with resources for English language teachers. There are free resources or you can pay for a subscription to get access to even more.
WIDA ELP Standards
The World-Class Instructional Design and Assessment (WIDA) Consortium's ELP Standards for grades PreK - 12.
Casa Notes is designed to allow teachers to quickly make, and customize, typical notes that are sent home and then translate them in to Spanish.
For Educator - Colorín Colorado
Useful information, strategies, activities, and resources for all teachers of ELLs, whether you are an ESL teacher or a content area teacher with one or two English learners in your class.
Webcasts - Colorín Colorado
Webcasts offer an exciting new way to learn about teaching ELLs. Each webcast features a 45-minute video program, which includes recommended readings, suggested discussion questions.
Bab.la offer translations in many different languages, ranging from colloquial and regional expressions to more technical or field-specific vocabulary.
Online word games targeted to those learning a foreign language and the ESL/ELL learner.
Translating short phrases can help you communicate with your ELL students.
Infographics for Change
Ways to enhance Civic Engagement lessons. During a Theory of Change lesson, instructors have students build infographics to help them learn.
Merriam-Webster Visual Dictionary
The Visual Dictionary Online is an all-in-one reference. Search the themes to quickly locate words, or find the meaning of a word by viewing the image it represents.
Bab.la online language learning flash card vocabulary lessons. You can use premade flash card lessons or create your own.
Students will find quizzes, conversations, videos and more to help them learn English.
Reading learning strategies that include resources such as tips for Practicing reading and reading comprehension techniques.
For children who do not speak English as a first language, the Literacy Center provides an excellent environment for practicing basic pre and early reading skills.
Randall's ESL Cyber Listening Lab
This ESL listening Web site created by Randall Davis helps ESL/EFL students improve their listening comprehension skills through practice with self-grading quiz pages.
Real English is a completely free site for learning English. Original videos with interactive lessons. Community of teachers & students learning together.
A free website for adults to learn English and prepare for U.S. citizenship.
One Stop English Forum
You can use this space to share your ideas, questions and tips on English language teaching with colleagues and experts from all over the world.
News and Research
Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)
The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) was signed by President Obama on December 10, 2015, and represents good news for our nation's schools.
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