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Bookmark and Posters with Reading Strategies
Colorin Colorado
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
​Supporting English Language Learners website (collection of excellent resources for the teacher and teacher leader)
Translator Resource List​

Recorded Webinars

​To Be or Not to Be: EL Eligibility (recorded 9.13.17)
Webinar Resources
​In or Out? Exiting English Learners from the ESL Program (recorded on 5.18.17)
Webinar Resources
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 August 2017
ESSA & English Learners (short summary)​
Office of English Language Acquisition ELL Toolkit​
Parent Engagement Toolkit
​TESOL Parent Engagement Toolkit
Title III Handbook Template (major revisions planned for winter, 2017)
ESL Title III Handbook Template.doc
Alternative language program matrix template.doc
Title III Monitoring Indicators ESSA aligned 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
Response to Intervention in Reading for English Language Learners
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