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Good Cause Exemptions: A Parent's Role in the Case Conference Committee

This session is intended for parents. The session will provide a description of the IREAD-3 assessment, how a student qualifies for a Good Cause...

ELL Activities When Time Left In Class

Make sure and use the most of every class period. Check out this slide deck of ideas from ELL2.0, which has ideas broken down by skill to support ELL...

EfficienTEACH

EfficenTEACH (efficient teaching) is a project by Matt Miller of DitchThatTextbook. EfficenTEACH aims to help educators by providing research-based...

The Teacher Toolkit

The tools section on The Teacher Toolkit website contains numerous learning protocols teachers of all grade levels and content areas can use. The...

Project Zero's Thinking Routines Toolbox

Getting our learners to think critically can prove to be a difficult feat at times. Project Zero from Harvard University provides a toolbox that...

Myths and Mysteries of Memorization

Join IDOE's Tara Bohn and Andrea Washington as they explore myths around sight words and word walls and how to shift those ideas based on research....

Supporting Secondary ELs

When the whole school comes together as a collaborative community to support secondary EL students, it creates an environment where they are engaged,...

Virtual Supports and Accommodations for English Learners from South Carolina ESOL

Using the Support element of the WIDA Model Performance Indicators framework for English learner instruction, we have compiled a collection of...

Scaffolding Techniques for Multilingual Learners Using the SIOP Model

Google Doc with scaffolding techniques for verbal procedural and instructional topics.

Create a Multilingual Word Bank Using Google Sheets

This ThinkLink is a tutorial on using Google Sheets to create a word bank. Click on the hearts to view more information. 

Certificate of Multilingual Proficiency Webpage

The website from IDOE with information about the Certificate of Multilingual Proficiency

Family Culture Survey (Spanish)

Use this form to gather information about student families in Spanish.

WIDA Standards Digital Explorer

This tool explores the WIDA English Language Development (ELD) Standards Framework. Explore by ELD Standards Statement and grade-level cluster or by...

Scaffolding Using Sentence Frames

Scaffolds to Support English Language Learners in Writing and Discussion. This includes sentence frames/starters, signal words, and word banks.

Using Concept Maps

Concept maps are visual representations students create to connect ideas, concepts, and terms. Students can use them to organize information they...

WIDA On-Demand Webinar on Key Language Uses

One of the components of the WIDA ELD Standards Framework is the Key Language Uses (KLUs). The KLUs summarize the most prominent language uses across...