Bilingual Spanish, ESL, and Literacy Resources

Reading Comprehension Strategies in Spanish
Cuadrado de Vocabulario
Principio, Medio, y Final
El Texto a Auto Conexión

Links to Organizations Supporting Bilingual Literacy
Courtesy of Linda Rowland, Education Director of The International Center

Randall’s ESL Cyber Listening Lab
Colorin Colorado Encouraging Academic Success for English Language Learners
Dave’s ESL Cafe
ToLearnEnglish.com


Links to Organizations Supporting Bilingual Literacy
Courtesy of Sara Beer, Reading Recovery/Descubriendo La Lectura Specialist

    • Eastern Stream Center on Resources and Training (ESCORT)
      Provides technical assistance on all issues related to migrant students and their families.Created excellent guides for educators of limited English proficient migrant students, grades Pre-K – 6 and young adults. A MUST for all teachers!
      Help! They Don’t Speak English Starter Kit, Primary Version
      Help! They Don’t Speak English Started Kit, Young Adult Version
    • National Clearinghouse for Bilingual Education (NCBE)
      The National Clearinghouse for Bilingual Education (NCBE) is funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Languages Affairs.
      (OBEMLA) and is operated by the George Washington University, Graduate School of Education and Human Development, Center for the Study of Language and Education.
      They have a newsline bulletin which is an excellent resource. Collects, analyzes and disseminates information relating to the effective education of linguistically and culturally diverse learners in the United States.

Spanish Resources

Using Music and Games to Teach English as a Second Language

Professional Resources for Teaching English as a Foreign Language

101 Word Games (Resource Books for Teachers of Young Students) 101 Word Games (Resource Books for Teachers of Young Students), George P. McCallum, $24.40

Between Worlds: Access to Second Language Acquisition Between Worlds: Access to Second Language Acquisition, David Freeman, $3.16

ESL/EFL Teaching: Principles for Success ESL/EFL Teaching: Principles for Success, Yvonne S Freeman, $31.88

Closing the Achievement Gap: How to Reach Limited-Formal-Schooling and Long-Term English Learners Closing the Achievement Gap: How to Reach Limited-Formal-Schooling and Long-Term English Learners, Yvonne S. Freeman, $26.25

Teaching Reading in Multilingual Classrooms Teaching Reading in Multilingual Classrooms, David E Freeman, $22.81

Idioms for Aliens: A Grammar Revue of Plays and Verse Idioms for Aliens: A Grammar Revue of Plays and Verse, Ed Butts, $17.94

A Year In the Life of an ESL (English Second Language) Student: Idioms and Vocabulary You Can't Live Without A Year In the Life of an ESL (English Second Language) Student: Idioms and Vocabulary You Can't Live Without, Edward J. Francis, $57.78

Fifty Strategies for Teaching English Language Learners (3rd Edition) Fifty Strategies for Teaching English Language Learners (3rd Edition), Adrienne L. Herrell, $13.00

Five-Minute Activities: A Resource Book of Short Activities (Cambridge Handbooks for Language Teachers) Five-Minute Activities: A Resource Book of Short Activities (Cambridge Handbooks for Language Teachers), Penny Ur, $19.50

Grammar Games: Cognitive, Affective and Drama Activities for EFL Students Grammar Games: Cognitive, Affective and Drama Activities for EFL Students, Mario Rinvolucri, $31.82

Keep Talking: Communicative Fluency Activities for Language Teaching (Cambridge Handbooks for Language Teachers) Keep Talking: Communicative Fluency Activities for Language Teaching (Cambridge Handbooks for Language Teachers), Professor Dr Friederike Klippel, $34.27

Myths and Realities: Best Practices for Language Minority Students Myths and Realities: Best Practices for Language Minority Students, Denise McKeon, $1.51

Reading, Writing and Learning in ESL: A Resource Book for K-12 Teachers (3rd Edition) Reading, Writing and Learning in ESL: A Resource Book for K-12 Teachers (3rd Edition), Suzanne F. Peregoy, $4.16

Working with Second Language Learners: Answers to Teachers' Top Ten Questions Working with Second Language Learners: Answers to Teachers' Top Ten Questions, Stephen Cary, $2.00

Discussions that Work: Task-centred Fluency Practice (Cambridge Handbooks for Language Teachers) Discussions that Work: Task-centred Fluency Practice (Cambridge Handbooks for Language Teachers), Penny Ur, $31.98