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One Less Headache: My Favorite Websites for Teaching English.

One Less Headache: My Favorite Websites for Teaching English

ESL Blog for Primary Education.

Kindergarten ESL Blog

The Kindergarten English Blog

The ESOL Odyssey: Strategy of the Week: Personal Word Walls. This teacher gives her ESOL students a personal word wall to use. I like this idea because it makes transitioning between languages easier when you have something easy to refer to during academic language time.

The ESOL Odyssey: Strategy of the Week: Personal Word Walls

Strategies, ideas, thoughts and tips from a public school ESOL teacher

Newcomers arrive throughout the school year. Often they are academically and linguistically behind their ESL and General Ed. peers. It can be frustrating for both the teacher and student. This product gives you everything you will need to help your newcomer ELL student get acclimated to their new environment. Beginner level seat work and an academic assessment are provided.

ELL Newcomers- Beginner Level Work and Academic Assessment

#ELL or #ESL Centers - includes 5 suggested centers that are ideal for students that are just beginning their English acquisition.

ELL or ESL Centers

Reaching English Language Learners in the Mainstream Classroom: WIDA can-do modifiers grades 3-5.

A few websites and resources to help you differentiate instruction in a classroom with English Language Learners. {writing, Common Core, and ELL's}


Why English is hard to learn…

The Center for K-12 Assessment & Performance Management at ETS provides an assessment overview of the CCSS, including assessments for ELL students.

Idiom of the Week I am in love! What a fun poster for an ELL class. Idioms are so difficult for ELL students and a poster they can reference and read on their own would be so helpful. Great scaffolding!

HoJos Teaching Adventures: Classroom Layout 2012

7 Great Ideas for Teaching ESL. These are some wonderful ideas that can be used alone or as part of a lesson. My favorite is number 4. It gets students used to filling out forms, which can be tricky in another language!

I will certainly use these sites. You can't go wrong with NPR. ----Cool Sites for ESL Students put together by University of IL

Managing Your Classroom with the Swipe of Your Finger: Best Free #ESL #Teacher Apps for the iPad

How to Help Students from Immigrant Families Connect to U.S. History