Resources for Teachers

Links
ESL Teacher Handbook (from Brunswick Schools)http://www1.brunswick.k12.me.us/esl/index.htm

Organizations
WIDA Consortium: http://www.wida.us/
Alternate ACCESS for ELLs: English language proficiency standards and ACCESS assessment specifically designed for ELLs with disabilities: http://alternateaccess.wceruw.org/index.aspx
Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages - http://tesol.org/s_tesol/index.asp
Northern New England TESOL - http://www.nnetesol.org/
Maine Department of Education ESL and Bilingual Programs: http://www.maine.gov/education/esl/index.shtml
Portland Public Schools Multilingual and Multicultural Center - http://www.portlandschools.org/schools/multilingual/index.html
Colorin Colorado - http://www.colorincolorado.org/index.php?langswitch=en

Learning Tools
Ed Helper - Website with reading and math worksheets, puzzle makers, and printables: http://www.edhelper.com/
ESL Flow: Lessons, activities, and printables for ELLs of all ages and abilities - http://www.eslflow.com/Index.html
ESL Garden: A great website for social studies and history articles and comprehension questions specifically modified for ELLs -  http://www.eslgarden.com/stories/index.html
ESOL Courses (Practise your English skills using our free interactive listening activities, reading exercises, quizzes and games) - http://www.esolcourses.com/
Everything ESL collection of educational websites with games and activities for elementary level ELLs! - http://www.everythingesl.net/inservices/elementary_sites_ells_71638.php
Many Things (Skills Practice Website) - http://www.manythings.org/e/easy.html
Quia (Quintessential Instructional Archive). Quia provides a wide variety of tools, including games for online English practice. Just search the database for activities that target your students' needs: http://www.quia.com/shared/search
Shahi Visual Dictionary - Shahi is a visual dictionary that combines Wiktionary content with Flickr images, and more!  http://blachan.com/shahi/
Writing Fun: Printable text organizers and explanations by text type (procedural writing, persuasive writing, narratives, etc.) - http://www.writingfun.com/
English worksheets  http://www.englishforeveryone.org/
Current events adaptable to reading levels: https://newsela.com//articles/migrants-techsavvy/id/12075/
ReadWorks: Passages and question sets at different reading levels: http://www.readworks.org/books/passages

Games for Language Practice


Arcademic Skill Builders: Educational Online games for kids - http://www.arcademicskillbuilders.com/
Internet TESL Journal - Games: http://iteslj.org/games/ , http://iteslj.org/links/ESL/Games/Games_Requiring_JavaScript/ , http://iteslj.org/links/ESL/Games/Games_Requiring_Flash_or_Shockwave/
Kid Port Reference: Word recognition and vocabulary practice online games for ELLs - http://www.kidport.com/Trial/ELLP/Words/Words.htm
PBS Kids: Videos, online games and more! http://pbskids.org/
Starfall - Elementary level online games and activities: http://www.starfall.com/












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