- Intervention: Instructional Conversations and Literature Logs - Overview
Instructional Conversations and Literature Logs was found to have potentially positive effects on reading achievement and English language development. (See links for other interventions, all with less positive results)
- Language Differences Media Lab: Teaching ELLs (VIDEOS)
This website hosts multimedia resources that aim to promote teacher learning and enhance the quality of education offered to African American English (AAE) speakers and English Language Learners (ELL) who struggle to learn and/or are receiving special education services.
- NCCRESt - RTI Position Statement
Cultural Considerations and Challenges in Response-to-Intervention Models An NCCRESt Position Statement
- Reading Rockets : A Chance to Read
This program is the newest episode of "Reading Rockets: Launching Young Readers," WETA's award-winning series of innovative half-hour programs about how children learn to read, why so many struggle, and what we can do to help.
- ¡Colorín Colorado! Articles on Learning Disabilities and ESL
Peruse this section for research-based and best-practice information for educators, parents, and others concerned about the achievement of ELL students.
- CAL: Digests: English Language Learners With Special Needs: Effective Instructional Strategies
December 2001 EDO-FL-01-08 English Language Learners With Special Needs: Effective Instructional Strategies Alba Ortiz, The University of Texas at Austin
- CREATEBrief_Response To Intervention and ELLs
Response to Intervention (RTI) has emerged as a method for providing early academic assistance to students with difficulty learning. This brief outlines the tiered structure of RTI and how it can be implemented as an effective technique for teaching English learners who are having difficulty making academic progress. It touches on methods of assessment and instructional considerations, and it guides educators in tailoring this technique to fit the needs of English learners.
- Deaf Education - Educating Deaf Immigrant Students
Education - Deaf Immigrant Students When Mom and Dad Don't Speak English By Jamie Berke, About.com Guide Updated January 23, 2009 Information and links to support the education of ELLs who are deaf.
- Determining Appropriate Referrals of English Language Learners to Special Education: A Self-Assessment Guide for Principals.
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- ELLs with Special Needs
CAL Resource Guide Online This site includes a fairly comprehensive list of resources for ELLs with special needs.
The Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL) aims to promote and improve the teaching and learning of languages, identify and solve problems related to language and culture, and serve as a resource for information about language and culture. CAL carries out a wide range of activities including research, teacher education, analysis and dissemination of information, design and developme
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- English language learners and special education testing
English language learners and special education testing English language learners are often incorrectly labeled with learning disabilities because of inffective diagnostic tests. A more effective model of testing and instruction would be based upon the educational concepts of scaffolding instruction and the Zone of Proximal Development. By Mary Faith Mount-Cors
- English Language Learners with Exceptional Needs
Resources from the Colorado Department of Ed. See the Powerpoint presentation Borders and Bridges which includes Bilingual and
- Ensuring Shared Responsibility for ELLs (PowerPoint)
Ensuring Shared Responsibility for ELLs Rebecca Freeman Field, RTI considerations, current resources.
- Equity Index
The Equity Index is a searchable database designed to locate resources and tools to help you meet the needs of a diverse classroom. Use this index to find RubiStar Rubrics, TrackStar Tracks and educational links on the Web. Find lessons or information for persons with special needs, disabilities, and language learners. Also find essentials on including persons of various races, religions, and cultures into your community.
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- LD OnLine
LD OnLine is the leading resource on learning disabilities.
- LD OnLine :: Bilingual & LD
The complex issue of students with limited English proficiency who may also have learning disabilities is explored in this section.
- Leading Beyond Compliance: Integrated Comprehensive Services for all Learners
Leading Beyond Compliance: Integrated Comprehensive Services© for All Learners by Elise M. Frattura and Colleen A. Capper The purpose of this article is to assist school-based educational leaders to move beyond the limitations of educational compliance to the development of high quality integrated comprehensive services for all learners.
- Learning Through Listening (Audio textbooks etc,)
(Not designed for ESL, rather blind and LD.) This website is the only resource of its kind for teachers of academically able students with specific print disabilities. The website offers educators free resources, such as lesson plans, graphic organizers and other multimedia tools, to help auditory learners maximize their listening skills and benefit from audio textbooks.
- National Center on Secondary Education and Transition Web Site
The National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET) coordinates national resources, offers technical assistance, and disseminates information related to secondary education and transition for youth with disabilities in order to create opportunities for youth to achieve successful futures.
- National Center to Improve the Tools of Educators
NCITE's purpose is to advance the quality and effectiveness of technology, media, and materials for individuals with disabilities.
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