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ELL Resources

ELPA21These are the new ELP Standards for the ELPA21 states: Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Nebraska, Ohio, Oregon, South Carolina, Washington, and West Virginia.

Colorin Colorado

“Colorín Colorado is the premier national website serving educators and families of English language learners (ELLs) in Grades PreK-12. Colorín Colorado has been providing free research-based information, activities, and advice to schools and communities around the country for more than a decade.”


Judie Haynes has created this wonderful site with many resources for exploring and using with your ELLs.

SIOPSIOP or Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol is a research based way of teaching ELLs, which utilizes the four domains for ELLs…Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing. It is great lesson planning and teaching for all students.

Additional Resources:

Interviewed for an article: 12 Ways to Support ESL Students in the Mainstream Classroom by Jennifer Gonzalez (

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