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Bilingual Education Links
“The National Association for Bilingual Education is the only professional organization at the national level wholly devoted to representing both English language learners and bilingual education professionals.” This site has different tabs to click on for research, advocacy, publications, jobs, and more.
A fun site with “Stuff for Teachers,” “Stuff for Students,” and “Stuff for Everyone.” It also has TONS of extra links to other helpful sites.
“The premier job search web site helping recruit Instructors across the globe, in all studies of Language” With this site you can search for jobs, post a job opening, post a resume, find other career resources, and communicate with other teachers all over the world.
Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages
“A global education association.”
Explore the latest news from TESOL, publications, professional development issues, and learn about the annual Illinois TESOL Convention.
“NCELA collects, analyzes, synthesizes and disseminates information about language instruction educational programs for English language learners and related programs.”
“CAL is a private, non-profit organization… carries out a wide range of activities including research, teacher education, analysis and dissemination of information…” This site also has topic area links for adult ESL, bilingual education, dialects/ebonics, foreign language, immigrant education, and more.
It is one of the National Language Resource Centers, "whose role is to improve the nation's capacity to teach and learn foreign languages effectively." With links to Research & Programs, Professional Development, and Resources.
"The site that provides you with the best language related links and will offer in time innovative courses in many languages through a unique method called the Casiraghi-Jones Method."
"Integrating Mathematics, Science and Language: An Instructional Program is a two-volume curriculum and resources guide designed to help elementary school teachers organize their classrooms and instructional activities in order to increase achievement of Hispanic primary-grade children whose first language is not English. The guide offers a curriculum plan, instructional strategies and activities, suggested teacher and student materials and assessment procedures."
"An interactive multimedia environment for teaching English as a second language or foreign language that changed the way the world learns English... combines graphics, full-motion video, digitized sound and voice recording, animation, and text in a comprehensive and user-friendly environment."
"Has hundreds of engaging activities for beginning to early intermediate English language learners ages 4 to 7. It develops vocabulary, listening and speaking, phonemic awareness, emergent literacy, and school readiness skills. It adapts to each student’s unique learning style and ability, allowing progress at an individually appropriate rate." Has product demos for downloading.
It includes a Spanish link to book/software resources and products.