This site offers FREE picture communication cards, songs, games and learning activities for English Language learners (picture vocabulary). They are designed to help native English speakers with communication-related disabilities, but the activities and pictures are helpful for ANY person learning to speak, read and write in English.
Below are images of activities I’ve done during lessons with children.
NOTE: I created these material using images available for educational purposes. Thus, the material below is for lesson/classrooom use only. The images of children in the Book About the One and Only Me activity are not my students…they are free-use images from Pixabay.
English language learners’ experience with technology can vary greatly from one student to the next. Some kids may have never used a computer. Others may be doing all of the troubleshooting! This resource section provides ideas for using technology with ELLs, activities for using multimedia tools, and bilingual tips for managing media at school and at home.
Recommended Resource from Understood.org
For more great ideas, take a look at the bilingual resources on Assistive Technology from Understood.org, a free website focused on learning and attention issues.
ASCD is a global community dedicated to excellence in learning, teaching, and leading. Comprising 125,000 members—superintendents, principals, teachers, and advocates from more than 138 countries—the ASCD community also includes 54 affiliate organizations.
Our diverse, nonpartisan membership is our greatest strength, projecting a powerful, unified voice to decision makers around the world.
NOTE: Most resources are for member access and registration is not free. The site does offer a free trial membership and some materials for free.
This is one of the best international continuing education sites I’ve seen for English language teachers. If you agree, please consider sharing this site with your colleagues.
English Endeavors is a great resource for English language teachers. Below is just one of many articles using the latest research findings on how to both hold students’ interest during lesson and “make them stick” given their value to helping students express what they want to say how they want to say it.
The site is designed for teachers’ continuing education and includes lesson and professional development resources, including items for purchase.
Article Source: Repurposing the writing process for beginning English learners
Teachers and “wanna-bes” won’t be sorry if they take time out to read this article about a free, on-line website for giving assignments and sharing resources with other teachers.
But the REAL benefit for this site’s followers is what its “host” site, “Resources for English Language Teaching,” offers. Now THIS is a must-see! 🙂