ESOL Best Practices
The GO TO Strategies: Scaffolding Options for Teachers of English Language Learners K - 12This flexible resource provides teachers with strategies based on learning objectives, language domains, and student English language proficiency (ELP) levels.Levine, L. N., Lukens, L., & Smallwood, B. A. (2013). The GO TO strategies: Scaffolding options for teachers of English language learners, K-12. For Project EXCELL, a partnership between the University of Missouri- Kansas City and North Kansas City Schools, funded by the US Department of Education, PR Number T195N070316. Available online at www.cal.org/excell.
Reading Tip Sheets for ESOL Educators
Colorín Colorado and the American Federation of Teachers have collaborated to develop tip sheets focused on reading instruction for educators of English language learners in grades 4-12. These tip sheets include information on what to do first, vocabulary instruction, and age-appropriate reading strategies. They are available in English and Spanish.
International Children's Library
The International Children's Digital Library offers children ages 3-13 free access to the best available children's literature in more than 40 languages. Librarians find and digitize books published around the world and present them in their original languages.