English Language Acquisition


Reach & Teach English Language Learners

Reaching and teaching English language learners

Pixie helps students use words in context, express their ideas, build vocabulary, follow directions, and practice using words and their meaning.

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Engage language learners with creativity

Producing meaningful, language-rich projects to demonstrate academic concepts and improve fluency can engage ELL students and improve their English skills.

5 connected puzzle pieces

Support learners through all 5 stages of language acquisition

Strategies and ideas for using digital tools to build content knowledge and language fluency.

Engage ELLs in Literacy-building with Poetry

Build vocabulary, comprehension, and fluency at all stages of language acquisition

Presentations

Language limitations and presentations of learning

Make presentations of learning work for ELLs and primary students

Cultivate

Five habits for great ELL instruction

Five things you can start doing right now to support your second language learners.

Authoring in the Language Classroom

Multimedia authoring in the language classroom

Creative tools allow students to write, illustrate, narrate, and publish, providing practice in the skills necessary for successful language acquisition.

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A Call to Communicate

Make multi-modal writing an essential part of learning

Diary of a Bilingual School

Diary of a bilingual school

A year at the bilingual Inter-American Magnet School

More sites to help you find success in your classroom

Wixie

Share your ideas, imagination, and understanding through writing, art, voice, and video.

Rubric Maker

Create custom rubrics for your classroom.

Pics4Learning

A curated, copyright-friendly image library that is safe and free for education.

Wriddle

Write, record, and illustrate a sentence.

EDU ToDo

Interactive digital worksheets for grades K-8 to use in Brightspace or Canvas.

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