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2013 Conference - English Language Development Powerpoint
Christie Baird, Diane Ehrle, and Cathy Wietstock
February 2013
This presentation outlines effective strategies that promote young students' acquisition of English through cross-curricular and integrated content.
Topics: Classroom & Instructional Planning, English Language Development
Resource Type: Presentations

2013 Transitional Kindergarten Implementation Conference
Early Edge California
February 2013
Here you have access to all of the video, presentations and materials from the 2013 Transitional Kindergarten Implementation Conference. Learn promising TK practices, practical TK tips and strategies from education leaders across the state.
Topics: English Language Arts, Mathematics, English Language Development, Social Emotional Development, Administration & Operations, Classroom & Instructional Planning, Communications
Resource Type: Templates & Activities, Teaching Strategies, Guides & Tools, Presentations

5 Day Read Aloud Videos and Lesson Plans
First Five Santa Cruz County
July 2012
These videos demonstrate the specific strategies of the "Repeated Read Aloud" lesson plan.
Topics: Classroom & Instructional Planning, English Language Arts, English Language Development
Resource Type: Teaching Strategies

A Rhyme a Week: Nursery Rhymes for Early Literacy
curry.edschool.virginia.edu
July 2012
Teachers can use this site to find and download nursery rhymes, picture cards, riddles, and other activities to use in their classrooms.
Topics: Classroom & Instructional Planning, English Language Arts, English Language Development, Mathematics, Social Emotional Development
Resource Type: Teaching Strategies, Templates & Activities

AccELLerate! National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition
National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition
January 2012
This set of articles discusses several topics surrounding Dual Language Learners (DLLs). Topics include: the importance of vocabulary development; helping parents and caregivers to prepare their children for school; developing family-school-community partnerships; the need to foster DLLs social and emotional development in a new language, etc.
Topics: English Language Development, Social Emotional Development
Resource Type: Research & Reports

Alignment of Foundations and Common Core Presentation
WestEd
November 2011
A Power Point presentation that delineates the alignment of the California Preschool Learning Foundations with the California Common Core State Standards for kindergarten.
Topics: Administration & Operations, Classroom & Instructional Planning, English Language Arts, English Language Development, Mathematics, Social Emotional Development
Resource Type: Presentations, Research & Reports

All About Me
Whitcomb Hayslip, Barbara Blakley, Elizabeth Magruder
March 2012
A sample classroom activity that incorporate drawings, cut outs, pictures and self portraits into the English language development, social-emotional, language and literacy and mathematics domains or content areas.
Topics: English Language Arts, English Language Development, Mathematics, Social Emotional Development
Resource Type: Guides & Tools, Teaching Strategies, Templates & Activities

April 2013 TK Monthly Webinar
Carola Matera, CSU - Channel Islands and Maria Lourdes Salazar, Willow Elementary, LAUSD
April 2013
Powerpoint for presentation "Culture & Language in TK: Supporting Teachers, Families and Children Pt. 1," which outlines the benefits of multiculturalism in the classroom and discusses ways to support the unique needs of dual language learners.
Topics: English Language Development, Family Engagement
Resource Type: Presentations, TK Monthly Calls & Webinars

April 2013 TK Monthly Webinar
Carola Matera, CSU - Channel Islands and Maria Lourdes Salazar, Willow Elementary, LAUSD
April 2013
Webinar (Powerpoint and audio recording) for presentation "Culture & Language in TK: Supporting Teachers, Families and Children Pt. 1," which outlines the benefits of multiculturalism in the classroom and discusses ways to support the unique needs of dual language learners.
Topics: English Language Development, Family Engagement
Resource Type: Presentations, TK Monthly Calls & Webinars

Assessment Considerations for Young English Language Learners Across Different Levels of Accountability
Linda M. Espinosa & Michael L. López
August 2007
An article discussing of considerations and recommendations for assessing young English language learners in programs with different levels of accountability and an overview of current assessment measurements and strategies for English language learners.
Topics: English Language Development
Resource Type: Presentations, Research & Reports

Beginner’s Dictionary
www.wordsmyth.net/
July 2012
Free online English dictionary and thesaurus. Includes a "Beginner's Dictionary" with easy to ready entries and vocabulary words. Activities and quizzes are available online.
Topics: Classroom & Instructional Planning, English Language Arts, English Language Development
Resource Type: Guides & Tools, Templates & Activities

Bridging Refugee Youth and Children's Services
Bridging Refugee Youth and Children's Services
July 2012
BRYCS provides individual consultations, trainings, and conference presentations on topics related to serving refugee children and families. Teachers can find numerous downloadable resources, suggestions for children's books relating to refugees, instructional materials and parent engagement strategies.
Topics: Communications, English Language Development, Family Engagement, Policy
Resource Type: Guides & Tools

California State University TK Modules
California State University
January 2014
The eight CSU Transitional Kindergarten Modules address the range of content areas and are designed to prepare preservice teachers for TK classrooms, including activities that deepen understanding of developmentally appropriate practice, the role of environment, curriculum integration and assessment.
Topics: Mathematics, English Language Development, Social Emotional Development, Administration & Operations, Classroom & Instructional Planning, Family Engagement
Resource Type: Templates & Activities, Teaching Strategies, Guides & Tools, Presentations

Challenging Common Myths About Young English Language Learners
Foundation for Child Development - Linda Espinosa
January 2008
Dr. Linda Espinosa challenges six commonly held beliefs about the development of young children who are learning English as their second language and presents research evidence drawing from a variety of disciplines that can better shape education policies for all children.
Topics: English Language Development
Resource Type: Guides & Tools

Children's Books List for Family Literacy Night
Los Angeles Unified School District
July 2012
A list of suggested reading books for transitional kindergarten children. This list was used when developing a district Family Literacy Night.
Topics: Classroom & Instructional Planning, English Language Arts, English Language Development, Family Engagement
Resource Type: Teaching Strategies

Colorin Colorado
Colorin Colorado
July 2012
This website shares resources for ELL teachers, including tips for new teachers, preparing the classroom, parent outreach and resources, children's and professional books, guides and toolkits.
Topics: Classroom & Instructional Planning, English Language Development
Resource Type: Guides & Tools, Teaching Strategies, Templates & Activities

Core Beliefs - Preschool English Learner Guide
January 2009
These beliefs stem from research and will help teachers focus on each child’s experiences and circumstances as that child begins the journey toward the acquisition of academic English.
Topics: Classroom & Instructional Planning, English Language Development
Resource Type: Guides & Tools, Teaching Strategies

Culturally Responsive Mathematics Teaching and English Language Learners
Diane Torres-Velasquez with Gilberto Lobo
January 2005
This article discusses and illustrates some strategies for teaching culturally responsive mathematics to ELLs. These strategies help students perceive and describe their world, their community, and themselves using mathematics and language.
Topics: Classroom & Instructional Planning, English Language Development, Mathematics
Resource Type: Guides & Tools, Research & Reports, Teaching Strategies

December 2012 TK Monthly Webinar
Elizabeth Magruder and Barbara Blakley
December 2012
Powerpoint presentation on "Developing Young Authors in TK: Nurturing the Whole Child Through Integrated Approaches to Writing", outlining how writing can develop social-emotional, cognitive, and physical skills.
Topics: Classroom & Instructional Planning, English Language Arts, English Language Development, Social Emotional Development
Resource Type: Presentations, Teaching Strategies, TK Monthly Calls & Webinars

December 2012 TK Monthly Webinar
Elizabeth Magruder and Barbara Blakley
December 2012
Webinar (Powerpoint + audio recording) on "Developing Young Authors in TK: Nurturing the Whole Child Through Integrated Approaches to Writing", outlining how writing can develop social-emotional, cognitive, and physical skills.
Topics: Classroom & Instructional Planning, English Language Arts, English Language Development, Social Emotional Development
Resource Type: Presentations, Teaching Strategies, TK Monthly Calls & Webinars

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