Support for English Language Learners
BrainPop ESL provides free academic games
designed to build language skills.
Mrs. Hilliker's EL and SIOP Toolbox
provides an amazing collection of instructional tools
for classroom teachers!
Design & Assessments
provides helpful resources, guiding principles, and professional development opportunities.
“Pronouncing Vowels in English"
This video provides a tutorial in Spanish
to help students and parents learn key phonics rules.
1000 Most Common English Words This video can be used as a practice guide for English language learners.
This activity from Smarty Games has common action verbs illustrated and read in Spanish and English.
The Teaching Channel allows us to watch great ELL instruction in action as well as read articles from successful ELL educators.
has a bilingual section created just for parents
and families to help students become a good readers and successful students.
Common Spanish/English Cognates
can be a powerful tool for ELL's.
Use this Side-by-Side Translation
of Academic Vocabulary Words
to help students strengthen word knowledge.
The Collins Online Dictionary for English Learners
provides the pronunciation in English and 26 other languages!
It also provides bilingual dictionaries for 5 common languages!
Phocab is a website that aims to teach you English vocabulary with the help of a selection of wonderful photographs.
Just Books Read Aloud reads over 900 children's books.
The books can be arranged by author, reading level,
or category. This site provides read-alouds in Spanish, French, Italian, German and Japanese!
Please visit our Vocabulary Resources page for additional links.
These links are to external sites, please contact us if you discover a problem with any of the links.