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AVENUES -- ESL Curriculum
Bits & Pieces
Brain & Learning
ELLs-English Language Learners
Interesting Sites (other)
LEP, ESL Forms & Criteria
Newcomer -- Novice ELL
Story & Book Resources
Teachers -- INSPIRATION
Teachers -- JUST FOR FUN
Teachers -- PLAN. TOOLS
Teachers -- PROF. DEV.
Technology in the Classroom -- Web tools, ppts & games, webcam, virtual field trips
Translation (sites & lists)
WIDA -- ACCESS
"It’s not what you do for your children, it’s what
you teach them to do for themselves that makes
them into successful human beings.“
...see also SPANISH RESOURCES FOR PARENTS & TEACHERS
Tips for Reaching Out to Parents of ELLs
...WIDA blog post of Mar. 2, 2012
10 Steps for Teaching Your Child to Read
... I Can Teach My Child (blog post of Feb. 24, 2012)
read to your child
be a good reading example
identify letters in natural settings
incorporate multiple domains of development
classify the genre
phonemic awareness and phonics
see blog post for more on these steps
Reading Tip Sheets for Parents
Tips for Parents of Kindergarteners ...
Tips for Parents of First Graders .......
Tips for Parents of Second Graders...
Tips for Parents of Third Graders ......
Tips for Parents of Preschoolers ...
Tips for Parents of Toddlers ..........
Tips for Parents of Babies ............
Tips for Parents of
Preschool through 3rd Grades
ARTICLES & INFORMATION
Summer Reading and Fluency--Tips for Parents
Use Summer Fun to Build Background Knowledge
En Camino -- Educational Toolkit for Families
...A comprehensive toolkit of educational resources that support Spanish-speaking famlies' aspirations for education and educational attainment and help create strong transition partnerships between programs and postsecondary educational institutions. (The National Center for Family Literacy)
Helping Your Child Learn to Read
Make your own handwriting practice papers
CMS...District Information for Spanish-Speakers
CMS--Enlace para los padres
Language Learning for Parents/Families
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Spanish Language Resources
Various resources for Spanish-speaking parents & others
Maria Bowen, ESL Teacher at J.W.Grier & J.H.Gunn, for sharing this information.
from Spanish Parent Meeting #3....January 11, 2012
Basketball at J.H.Gunn
...Jan. 13, 2012
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