BLOGS AND GENERAL RESOURCES
The Alberta Teachers' Association ESL Specialist Council offers many resources including its Monthly Focus Archive. Topics include "Academic Language", and "Cultural Competency".
The Melissa Institute for Violence Prevention and Treatment partnered with the Ontario Institute for the Studies of Education to create The Balanced Literacy Diet website in order to support educators in developing effective and engaging literacy programs across the elementary grades.
Tan Huynh has created and maintains an incredible resource. A great go to when looking for strategies to implement in your classroom.
Colorín Colorado has been providing free research-based information, activities, and advice to parents, schools, and communities for more than a decade.
Jennifer Gonzalez provides insight and inspiration into the craft, theory and soul of teaching through her blogs, podcasts and videos.
Larry Ferlazzo blogs about websites that help teach ELL.
The Literacy Shed is home to a wealth of visual resources. The aim is to provide high quality resources that can be used in stand alone literacy lessons, form the basis for a whole literacy unit or support literacy units that you already have in place.
Valentina Gonzalez provides an incredible amount of information on supporting language learners through her weekly blog.
Watch, share and learn diverse techniques to help every student grow.
WORKSHEETS AND GENERAL LESSON PLANS
This site will 'boggle' your mind. Worksheets and lesson plans for grammar, phonics, writing, and more.
A database of over 17 000 free, printable worksheets and lesson plans. Choose from grammar, vocabulary, seasonal and more. No registration required.
The Talk About series provides models to introduce English language learners to the structure, patterns, and vocabulary of everyday and content-specific language. This site is to be used in conjunction with the book series purchased through Scholastic.