English Language Development

We will continue to add resources to these pages as we find them and as you share them - please fill out the form on the Teachers page if you have suggestions or lessons to share via upload - thank you!

Wide Open School English Language Learner Resources

A collection of websites, lessons, and videos for English Language Development in grades preK-5 and 6-12

English Media Lab

Free English Exercises: ESL Interactive Learning Exercises for All English Learners, Grammar Exercises, Vocabulary Videos, Pronunciation Exercises, Interactive Quizzes for Beginners, Intermediate & Advanced Level English Learners.

BrainPOP ELL

Rich collection of support resources, from ELL-specific graphic organizers & action images to learning strategies, lesson plans, vocabulary activities, and more.

Colorín Colorado

A bilingual site for educators and families of English language learners - a project of WETA Learning media in partnership with the National Education Association and American Federation of Teachers.

Best Practices for Serving English Language Learners and Their Families

Based on our recently updated ELL best practices guide, this webinar presents specific tools and strategies for supporting ELLs in instruction, family engagement, classroom culture and school policies.

Education.com - EL Resources

Educator-developed and approved English learner (EL) library of resources. Offers teachers and parents a variety of indispensable resources geared specifically toward EL students from preschool through 5th grade.

My Writing Coach

My Writing Coach is a subscription service that includes online writing instructional tasks with embedded guided practice. “The Coach” provides customized feedback in the areas of inference, main idea, theme, revision, research, and full writes—The Super Six!
Additionally, we now offer ELPAC writing and high school portfolio building support!

Flipgrid

A tool that can help English Language Learners to practice listening and speaking. (Linked in the Wakelet list are articles about using Flipgrid for ELLs.)

Learning English

Learning English is VOA’s multimedia source of news and information for millions of English learners worldwide. In 2014, our line of products was expanded to include more English teaching materials, and the service became known as Learning English. Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced levels with many different learning activities.

USA Learns

Free website that helps older students learn English and includes video lessons and activities that build speaking, listening, vocabulary, pronunciation, reading, writing and grammar skills
Language Development Resources for English Learner Students by Language

Listenwise

Thousands of 3-6 minute stories for students in grades 2-12. Standards aligned podcast lessons for ELA, science, and social studies.

ESL Video

Free quizzes, lessons and online conversation classes for English language learners.



Key Considerations for ELs in Distance Learning

From a presentation by Bishop Elementary Bilingual Coordinator, Abby SadaPresentation plus linked resources in Wakelet Collection below