This comprehensive guide's purpose is to provide:
- an understanding of who ESL students are and a basic understanding of second language acquisition
- suggestions for the reception, placement, and orientation of students
- effective instructional strategies, lessons and activities
- suggestions for the assessment and evaluation of student learning and progress.
This database includes many sites that offer narration features. Username and password are required.
While benchmarking is essential to documenting student growth, this site also offers videos, writing samples, programming information, research and resources.
Alberta Education has developed a resource with the purpose of offering general information and strategies for differentiating instruction, providing ideas for differentiating learning and teaching, and offering practical, curriculum-specific ideas and strategies within the four core subject areas.
This website is the result of collaboration with Alberta school districts and consortia. It is designed to provide support for K-12 teachers from the moment of intake to programming for ELL students in classrooms on a daily basis. The site features an array of forms, guideline, tools and strategies.