New Kindergarten Assessment for Second Language Learners
Avenues BooksHBAvenues.com is the online companion to the textbook, Avenues. From HBAvenues.com, students can link to dozens of online activities, videos, and resources related to the unit they have been studying in Avenues. The Web sites are:
* age-appropriate and child-safe
* appropriate for independent work: user-friendly, interactive
* highly visual to help students access the content
* published by reputable organizations and companies
Ayudas para los PadresEncuentren respuestas a diferentes necesidades que tengan como padres British Council - Learn English KidsThis website has various stories, games and songs which are read aloud. It also contains many activities to go with the stories. Centro Barahona/ Barahona CenterThis website provides teachers and parents with great resources for the study of books in Spanish for children and adolescents Education PlaceThis site has great graphic organizers in English and Spanish English Proficiency StandardsThe WIDA Consortium's English Language Proficiency Standards for English Language Learners (ELLs) in PreKindergarten through Grade 12 encompass:
* Social and Instructional language
* The language of Language Arts
* The language of Mathematics
* The language of Science
* The language of Social Studies
Gramática en Español Este sitio web es diseñado para educadores y estudiantes. Aquí usted encontrará los numerosos sitios que recientemente han sido puestos al día, añadidos o suprimidos. Muchos se vinculan a otros. Si usted sabe de adiciones útiles para este sitio, por favor envíeme en el fondo de esta página. Hay muchos contactos excelentes en esta página para estudiantes para todos los niveles de instrucción del nivel que comienza al más avanzado.
International Children's Digital LibraryThe mission of the International Children’s Digital Library Foundation is to excite and inspire the world's children to become members of the global community – children who understand the value of tolerance and respect for diverse cultures, languages and ideas -- by making the best in children's literature available online. MES EnglishFree resources for teachers of young learners. All of the resources are designed to be versatile and useful in many K-6 classrooms. I have free flashcards, worksheets and handouts to match, free phonics cards, free ESL games, an international project exchange library, printable certificates, printable stickers and activities all ready for printing Mighty BookThere are more than 500 great stories, songs, puzzles and games, presented in a safe secure environment. Multi-Cultural BooksLEE & LOW BOOKS an independent children's book publisher specializing in diversity. It is the company's goal to meet the need for stories that children of color can identify with and that all children can enjoy. LEE & LOW makes a special effort to work with artists of color, and takes pride in nurturing many authors and illustrators who are new to the world of children's book publishing. National Association of Bilingual EducationThe National Association for Bilingual Education is devoted to representing both English language learners and bilingual education professionals. Along with our affiliate organizations in 23 states, we represent a combined membership of more than 20,000 bilingual and English-as-a-second-language teachers, administrators, paraprofessionals, university professors and students, researchers, advocates, policymakers, and parents. New Pre-IPT Assessment The Pre-IPT–Oral English Tests are designed for the preschool child who is not used to taking tests. The test centers around a story, giving young students a low-anxiety context in which to demonstrate their language abilities. Designed to assist in the initial designation of 3-, 4-, and 5-year-olds as Non-, Limited, or Fluent English Speaking, it also provides information to help place students in the most appropriate instructional programs. In addition, it may be used for assessing a child’s progress in English oral language development.
WIDA ConsortiumWIDA (World-Class Instructional Design and Assessment) is a consortium of states dedicated to the design and implementation of high standards and equitable educational opportunities for English language learners. Word CentralMerriam-Webster's online dictionary for elementary school students. ¡Colorín Colorado!Colorín Colorado is a free web-based service that provides information, activities and advice for educators and Spanish-speaking families of English language learners (ELLs).