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Bookmark and Posters with Reading Strategies
Colorin Colorado
Early American Images for Social Studies and History
Effortless English Blog
​Emergent Storybooks Directions & Suggested Titles
Emergent Storybook.docx
English Grammar Basics​
English Language Learners - Videos, Articles, Resources..​.-ASCD
ESL Lessons Plans and Resources ​
Everything ESL
Guide to Grammar and Writing
Independent Activities for Students
LearnEnglish Kids
Making Writing Simple by FormaText
Picture Dictionary
Read, Write, Think by International Reading Association
​Reading & Writing Project
SIOP: Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol
Translator Resource List​

Culturally Responsive Parent Engagement for Title Programs (recorded on 1.26.17)
Webinar Resources
​Taking the Mystery Out of Title III Spending (recorded on 12.14.16)
Webinar Resources


WIDA Assessment Management System
WIDA Can Do Descriptors
WIDA English Language Development Standards​
WIDA Resources
WIDA W-APT Screener
WIDA Web Resources & Tools (Not Sponsored by WIDA)​

​Title III Program Developm​​ent Tools

Entrance and Exit Protocol Updated June 2016​
ESSA & English Learners (short summary)​
Oakland Schools Guidance for Effective Use ESL Paraprofessional and Support Staff.pdf
Office of English Language Acquisition ELL Toolkit​
Parent Engagement Toolkit
Title III Handbook Template 
ESL Title III Handbook Template.doc
Alternative language program matrix template.doc
​Title III Self Monitoring Indicators Checklist (updated 2016-2017)
USED Newcomer Tool Kit​
Visual Code of Conduct Translated Spanish, Chinese, Arabic.pdf


​English Learners and S​pe​cial Education 

Collection of Articles about ELs and Special Education Issues
Coordinating Support Services for English Language Learners with Special Needs 
Identifying and supporting English learner students with learning disabilities: Key issues in the literature and state practice (IES Report)
MDE Guidance on English Learners with Suspected Disabilities
​Oakland Schools Guidance: Big Ideas When Considering a Special Education Evaluations of a Student Learning English as a Second Language 
OS Guidance Big Ideas When Considering a Special Education Eval of EL.pdf
OS Guidance Effective Interpretation Process for ELs and Their Families.pdf
​Oakland Schools Key Contacts 2016-2017Oakland Schools Key Contacts 2016-17 draft.pdf
Response to Intervention in Reading for English Language Learners
Special Education Evaluation of a Student Learning ESL
Translated IEP Forms (Spanish & Arabic only)
Translator Resource List


ESSA & English Learners

​English Learners and ESSA What Educators Need to Know A TESOL Resource Kit
​CCSSO Major Provisions of ESSA Related to the Education of English Learners
Non-Regulatory Guidance: ELs and Title III of ESEA, as amended by the ESSA