Resources for Parents

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CAL: Center for Applied Linguistics:
WIDA Consortium:
Alternate ACCESS for ELLs: English language proficiency standards and ACCESS assessment specifically designed for ELLs with disabilities:
Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages -
Northern New England TESOL -
Maine Department of Education ESL and Bilingual Programs:
Portland Public Schools Multilingual and Multicultural Center -
Colorin Colorado -

Games for Language Practice
Arcademic Skill Builders: Educational Online games for kids -
Internet TESL Journal - Games: , ,
Kid Port Reference: Word recognition and vocabulary practice online games for ELLs -
Many Things - Skills practice website:
Panwapa: Sesame Street Workshop interactive online game exploring different cultures and languages -
PBS Kids: Videos, online games and more!
Starfall - Elementary level online games and activities:

Book List for High Interest/ Low Reading Levels:

Resources for parents of internationally adopted students:

The Language Development of Younger Internationally Adopted Children: