Resources for Teaching English Language Learners

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    Defining ESL vs. ELL
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    Defining ESL vs. ELL

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Throughout this course you'll find many useful and effective supplemental resources for teaching English language learners. The course offers engaging lessons related to ESL vocabulary, class activities, assessments, accommodations, legal issues and more.
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Lesson 1 - Defining ESL vs. ELL  Take Quiz
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Lesson 2 - ESL Personality Traits Lesson Plan
Lesson 3 - How Are ELL Students Identified?
Lesson 4 - Differentiated Instruction for ELL Students  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - The Silent Period for ELL Students  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - ELL Interventions, Strategies & Best Practices  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Total Physical Response: Method & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Songs for Teaching ESL Students  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Tips for Teaching ESL Online
Lesson 10 - What Are the ELL Proficiency Levels?  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - ESL Lesson Plan Template
Lesson 12 - Teaching Phonics to ESL Students  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Teaching Pronunciation to ESL Students
Lesson 14 - Comprehensible Input for ELL Students  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - What is Comprehensible Input?  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - SIOP Model: Definition, Components & Process  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - SIOP Teaching Strategies
Lesson 18 - SIOP for ESL Students  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - What Are ESL Classes?
Lesson 20 - International Phonetic Alphabet: Sounds & Symbols  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - Basic Interpersonal Communication Skills (BICS): Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 22 - Cooperative Learning Strategies with ESL Students  Take Quiz
Lesson 23 - History of ESL Education in the U.S.  Take Quiz
Lesson 24 - Helping ESL Students Set Goals  Take Quiz
Lesson 25 - ESL Teacher Organizations
Lesson 26 - Grants for English Language Learners
Lesson 27 - Language Objectives for ESL Students  Take Quiz
Lesson 28 - Strategies for Teaching Gifted ELL Students  Take Quiz
Lesson 29 - Teaching Word Families to English Language Learners
Lesson 30 - Benefits of Inclusion for ESL Students  Take Quiz
Lesson 31 - Using the Think Aloud Strategy with ELL Students  Take Quiz
Lesson 32 - Differences Between ELL & LEP Students  Take Quiz
Lesson 33 - Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Students: Definition & Characteristics  Take Quiz
Lesson 34 - Early & Late-Exit Bilingual Programs: Definition & Differences  Take Quiz
Lesson 35 - Think-Pair-Share Teaching Strategy: Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 36 - ESL Learning Styles Lesson Plan
Lesson 37 - How to Write a Lesson Plan for ESL Students  Take Quiz
Lesson 38 - How to Teach Idioms to ESL Students  Take Quiz
Lesson 39 - ESL Animal Idioms Lesson Plan
Lesson 40 - How to Teach Conditionals to ESL Students  Take Quiz
Lesson 41 - ESL Treasure Hunt Lesson Plan
Lesson 42 - How to Use Visual Cues for ESL Students  Take Quiz
Lesson 43 - Strategies for Teaching Elementary ESL Students
Lesson 44 - Picture-Based Activities for ELL Students
Lesson 45 - Warm Up Activities for ESL Students
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Lesson 1 - ESL High School Syllabus Example
Lesson 2 - ESL Teaching Supplies
Lesson 3 - Direct Instruction for English Language Learners  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Physical Education & English Language Learners  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Using Graphic Organizers to Teach ESL  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - ESL Classroom Decoration Ideas
Lesson 7 - ESL Podcasts for Beginners
Lesson 8 - Using Visual Aids with ELL Students  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Benefits of Using Technology in the ESL Classroom  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - Technology for ESL Students in the Classroom  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Tips & Strategies for ESL Kindergarten Classroom Management
Lesson 12 - Teaching ESL Students in Mainstream Classrooms  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Effective ESL Classroom Management: Techniques & Strategies  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - ESL Pull-Out Model: Definition & Strategies  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - ESL Push-In Programs: Definition & Instruction  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - ESL Co-Teaching Models
Lesson 17 - Common Core Standards & ESL
Lesson 18 - Grouping Structures & Techniques for ESL Students  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - ESL Inclusion Models for the Classroom  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - Code Switching in the Classroom  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - ESL Project Ideas for Beginners
Lesson 22 - ESL Group Project Ideas
Lesson 23 - ESL Immersion vs. Submersion: Models & Approaches  Take Quiz
Lesson 24 - Peer-Assisted Learning Strategies for English Language Learners  Take Quiz
Lesson 25 - Explanation Writing Activities
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Lesson 1 - How To Pre-Teach Vocabulary to ESL Students  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - ESL Beginner Vocabulary: Word List & Activities
Lesson 3 - ESL Intermediate Vocabulary: Word List & Games
Lesson 4 - ESL Advanced Vocabulary: Word List & Games
Lesson 5 - ESL Clothing Vocabulary: Word List & Games
Lesson 6 - ESL Music Vocabulary: Word List & Games
Lesson 7 - ESL School Vocabulary: Word List & Games
Lesson 8 - ESL Animal Vocabulary: Activities & Games
Lesson 9 - ESL Describing People: Words, Phrases & Games
Lesson 10 - ESL Collocations: Word List & Games
Lesson 11 - ESL Phrasal Verbs: List & Games
Lesson 12 - ESL Sports Vocabulary: Word List & Games
Lesson 13 - ESL Education Vocabulary List
Lesson 14 - Upper Elementary ESL Vocabulary
Lesson 15 - Lower Elementary ESL Vocabulary
Lesson 16 - Middle School ESL Vocabulary
Lesson 17 - ESL Preschool Vocabulary Games & Activities
Lesson 18 - ESL Feelings & Emotions Vocabulary: Games & Activities
Lesson 19 - Sight Words Activities for ESL Students
Lesson 20 - ESL School Vocabulary Lesson Plan
Lesson 21 - ESL Crime Vocabulary Lesson Plan
Lesson 22 - ESL Playing Cards Vocabulary
Lesson 23 - ESL Graphic Design Vocabulary
Lesson 24 - ESL Park Vocabulary
Lesson 25 - ESL Debate Vocabulary
Lesson 26 - Alphabet Lesson Plan for ESL Students
Lesson 27 - ESL Idiomatic Expressions Activities
Lesson 28 - ESL Post Office Lesson Plan
Lesson 29 - ESL Directions Vocabulary Lesson Plan
Lesson 30 - ESL Clothing Lesson Plan
Lesson 31 - ESL Comedy Lesson Plan
Lesson 32 - Pet Peeves Lesson Plan for ESL Students
Lesson 33 - ESL Community Lesson Plan
Lesson 34 - Protest Vocabulary Lesson Plan for ESL Students
Lesson 35 - ESL Colors Lesson Plan
Lesson 36 - ESL American Football Lesson Plan
Lesson 37 - ESL Describing People Lesson Plan
Lesson 38 - Teaching Collocations
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Lesson 1 - Formative Assessments for ELL Students  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - ESL Reading Comprehension Tests
Lesson 3 - ESL Reading Assessment Strategies  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Preparing English Language Learners for Standardized Testing  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - SAT Accommodations for English Language Learners
Lesson 6 - Informal Assessments for English Language Learners  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Alternative Assessments for English Language Learners  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Performance-Based Assessments for English Language Learners  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Vocabulary Assessments for ELL Students  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - Assessment Issues with English Language Learners  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Authentic Assessment Examples for English Language Learners  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - Portfolio Assessments for English Language Learners
Lesson 13 - Assessing ELL Students for Special Education  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Speaking Test Sample Questions for ESL Students
Lesson 15 - ESL Placement Test Sample Questions
Lesson 16 - What Are The TELPAS Language Proficiency Levels?
Lesson 17 - What is TELPAS? - Definition & Resources  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - TELPAS Writing Prompt Samples
Lesson 19 - Understanding TELPAS Scores
Lesson 20 - How to Use the WIDA Standards  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - What Are WIDA Standards?
Lesson 22 - WIDA Can Do Descriptors for Grades 9-12
Lesson 23 - WIDA Can Do Descriptors for Grades 3-5
Lesson 24 - WIDA Can Do Descriptors for Grade 1
Lesson 25 - WIDA Can Do Descriptors for Grade 2
Lesson 26 - WIDA Can Do Descriptors for Grades 6-8
Lesson 27 - WIDA Can Do Descriptors for Kindergarten

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