Additional Information

Listed below are helpful links for further readings, explanations, and general help to become better acquainted with EL students and how to help them succeed in your class.

http://www.colorincolorado.org/teaching-english-language-learners

– This entire website has numerous teaching strategies, featured articles, contemporary issues, and general information on EL students. This website is a must visit.

    – This is a helpful document published by the NCTE about EL students and recommendations to employ in the classroom.

http://steinhardt.nyu.edu/scmsAdmin/uploads/004/740/NYU_PTE_SocialStudies_for_ELLS_Oct2009.pdf

     – This links to a document created by NYU that focuses on teaching strategies for EL students specifically for Social Studies.

http://www.azed.gov/wp-content/uploads/PDF/socialstudiesELDstrategies.pdf

     – Another link this time from the Arizona DoE on strategies to use in your classroom to help EL students, specifically with Social Studies in mind.

http://www.ellteacherpros.com/history-social-studies/

     – A webpage that has links to dozens of further resources, again focused on EL students and Social Studies.

http://www.edutopia.org/blog/ell-engagment-using-photos

– Several fun ways to use photo’s with EL students to help content comprehension.

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