Resources

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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
Quizlet
Read, Write, Think by International Reading Association
​Reading & Writing Project
SIOP: Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol
TEFL.net
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


W​ID​​​A

WIDA
WIDA ACCESS for ELLs 2.0​
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)​
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 (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 (2).pdf
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

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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