Resources for Teachers

ESL Teacher Handbook (from Brunswick Schools)

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 -

Learning Tools
Ed Helper - Website with reading and math worksheets, puzzle makers, and printables:
ESL Flow: Lessons, activities, and printables for ELLs of all ages and abilities -
ESL Garden: A great website for social studies and history articles and comprehension questions specifically modified for ELLs -
ESOL Courses (Practise your English skills using our free interactive listening activities, reading exercises, quizzes and games) -
Everything ESL collection of educational websites with games and activities for elementary level ELLs! -
Many Things (Skills Practice Website) -
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:
Shahi Visual Dictionary - Shahi is a visual dictionary that combines Wiktionary content with Flickr images, and more!
Writing Fun: Printable text organizers and explanations by text type (procedural writing, persuasive writing, narratives, etc.) -
English worksheets
Current events adaptable to reading levels:
ReadWorks: Passages and question sets at different reading levels:

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 -
PBS Kids: Videos, online games and more!
Starfall - Elementary level online games and activities:

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