¡Colorín Colorado! -- AMAZING site for ALL things ELL!!!!
Curriculum -- EL Education-- A national K-5 literacy (reading and writing) curriculum that has built in ELL and UDL supports for varying proficiency levels. I was fortunate to be one of the ELL designers for this curriculum. It is free and available online -- invaluable!!
Building the Bridge -- an amazing resource to help build the bridge between school and home!
The Children's Peace Education project is a home and classroom curriculum for young children and is also a library of specially selected books to teach peacemaking with young children between one and six years of age.
There are six inter-related strands to the Peace Education Curriculum.
- Knowledge of Self & Connection to Others
- Joy in Diversity
- Creative Conflict Resolution & Sense of Justice
- Imagination & Playfulness
- Care & Love of Nature
- Global Awareness
Online Books for Students
- Speakboos: "Speakaboos motivates children of all reading levels, helping them become self-confident, independent readers through its library of high interest stories by leveraging purposeful interactive technology and active learning.
AMAZING website for ALL things ELL--¡Colorín Colorado! It is "the premier national website serving educators and families of English Language Learners in grades preK-12." It provides resources for educators and families; connects research, policy, best practices, content, etc.; and creates an ongoing dialogue where we can continue to learn from one another. (I dreamed of creating this! This website is my attempt at that until discovering this gem...! :) AMAZING! :))
Longman Dictionary = a dictionary with simple definitions/un diccionario con definiciones simples!
Translation Dictionary/Diccionario para Transducir: It has sound also so you can hear how to pronounce each word! Tiene sonido para que se puede oír como pronunciar cada palabra también!
Websites / Organizations to Check Out
Parent Toolkit: "This toolkit will help [parents] navigate [their] child’s journey from pre-kindergarten through high school. It is designed to help [them] track and support progress at each stage.
Daily Dose of Reading: A site that shares book suggestions for all ages, among other great literacy resources!