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:

Top Ten Tips for Parents:

The Language Development of Younger Internationally Adopted Children: