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Professional Learning Resources for English Learner Educators

Videos

Colorín Colorado

jeffzwiers.org Videos - Effective practices with respect to communication-based and interactive learning.

USDE

OELA - US Dept of Education’s The Office of English Language Acquisition

NCELA - US Department’s National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition

Blogs

Newcomers at Grade Level and Beyond - Carol Salva’s blog presents many examples for how to provide access to content for secondary ELs including at emerging levels of English proficiency.

Reclaiming the Language for Social Justice - Ruslana Westerland’s blog covers a wide range of topics including disciplinary literacy, writing instruction and social justice issues.

Newcomer/Refugee Blog - Louise El Yaafouri’s blog focuses on refugees, newcomers, trauma and culture.

Larry Ferlazzo’s Blog - Classroom ideas, resources and tools.

Reflections on Teaching English Learners Blog - Jana Echevarría’s blog highlights techniques from the SIOP© Model for sheltered content.

Professional Books

TESOL Press

Sage/Corwin

University of Michigan Press

Seidlitz