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Desired Results Developmental Profile – School Readiness© (DRDP-SR © ) - Assessment instrument & guide
California Department of Education Child Development Division
July 2012
The Desired Results Developmental Profile – School Readiness © (DRDP-SR ©) is an assessment instrument that is designed for teachers to use to observe, document, and reflect on the learning, development, and progress of all children during the kindergarten/transitional kindergarten year. The primary purpose of this User’s Guide (Guide) is to assist kindergarten/transitional kindergarten teachers in completing the DRDP-SR © assessment instrument. The Guide provides information about how to observe, assess, document, and report on children’s development using the DRDP-SR © assessment instrument.
Topics: Classroom & Instructional Planning, English Language Arts, English Language Development, Mathematics, Social Emotional Development
Resource Type: Guides & Tools

Dialogic Reading Modules for Teachers of DLLs
Loyola Marymount University
January 2014
Online professional development modules that focus on the Doing What Works Dialogic Reading framework with an emphasis on effective practices for Dual Language Learners/English Learners (DLL/ELs). Modules are self-paced and are intended to increase teachers' knowledge and use of Dialogic Reading practices in culturally and linguistically diverse early learning and transitional kindergarten classrooms. (NOTE: If you have difficulty seeing the videos, check whether your browser is blocking the content by clicking on the shield in the address bar.)
Topics: English Language Arts, English Language Development, Classroom & Instructional Planning
Resource Type: Templates & Activities, Teaching Strategies, Guides & Tools, Presentations

Early Education for Dual Language Learners: Promoting School Readiness and Early School Success
Linda Espinosa
November 2013
This report contributes to the effort to identify the specific features of early childhood education programs that most effectively support dual language learners.
Topics: English Language Development, Social Emotional Development, Policy, Classroom & Instructional Planning, Family Engagement
Resource Type: Research & Reports

Early Learning Dual Language Initiative
Wisconsin Early Childhood Collaborating Partners
July 2012
The newly developed Early Dual Language Learner Initiative (EDLLI) provides resources, professional development and technical assistance to community partners regarding culturally and linguistically responsive practices for young children, birth through age 5.
Topics: Communications, English Language Development
Resource Type: Guides & Tools

Educational Preschool and Kindergarten Teaching Activities
www.kidschalkboard.com/
July 2012
A website that offers various activities to use for teaching the alphabet and numbers, including songs, games, and poems.
Topics: Classroom & Instructional Planning, English Language Arts, English Language Development, Social Emotional Development
Resource Type: Teaching Strategies, Templates & Activities

Educational Resources - Teaching Tools
Saint Paul Public Schools
July 2012
A collection of resources and activities. Provides examples of teaching tools, articles and early literacy organizations.
Topics: Classroom & Instructional Planning, English Language Arts, English Language Development, Mathematics, Social Emotional Development
Resource Type: Teaching Strategies

Fun and Meaningful “Big 5” Activities
Center for Early Education and Development - University of Minnesota
December 2005
A early literacy resource handbook gives examples of five main types of important activities for teaching literacy skills. You can find the "Big 5" activities on page four.
Topics: Classroom & Instructional Planning, English Language Arts, English Language Development, Social Emotional Development
Resource Type: Research & Reports, Teaching Strategies

Gathering and Using Language Information that Families Share
National Center on Cultural and Linguistic Responsiveness
October 2013
Tools to help teachers gather information from families on children’s past experiences with language/s. This information helps teachers build upon those experiences and support their students' optimal progress.
Topics: English Language Development, Classroom & Instructional Planning, Communications, Family Engagement
Resource Type: Templates & Activities, Teaching Strategies, Guides & Tools

Get Ready to Read
www.getreadytoread.org/
July 2012
This site is designed to support educators, parents and young children in the development of early literacy skills in the years before kindergarten. The resources and information provided on this site promote skill-building, communication between adults and ways to address concerns.
Topics: Classroom & Instructional Planning, English Language Arts, English Language Development, Social Emotional Development
Resource Type: Teaching Strategies, Templates & Activities

Illinois Early Learning Project
Illinois Early Learning Project
July 2012
What does the research say about Dual Language Learners? With this website, teachers can find answers to frequently asked questions surrounding DLLs.
Topics: English Language Development
Resource Type: Research & Reports

Improving Education for English Learners: Research Based Approaches
California Department of Education
September 2010
This Power Point presentation outlines the book from the California Department of Education, "Improving Education for English Learners: Research Based Approaches." The purpose of the book is to meet a need for practical guidance on research-supported best practices for ensuring language, academic, and socio-cultural proficiency for English learners.
Topics: Administration & Operations, English Language Development
Resource Type: Guides & Tools

Instructional Strategies for Academic English Proficiency
LAUSD Academic English Mastery Program
March 2010
Key instructional strategies that support learning in Standard English Learners, Dual/English Language Learners, students with disabilities and all students.
Topics: English Language Development, Classroom & Instructional Planning
Resource Type: Templates & Activities, Teaching Strategies, Guides & Tools

July 2011 TK Monthly Call
Rebecca Chamow, Local Communications Consultant,Early Edge California (formerly Preschool California); and Dr. Carola Matera, Early Learning Consultant
July 2011
Audio recording presenting the Transitional Kindergarten Toolkit as well as information on how to support dual language learners in the TK classroom.
Topics: Classroom & Instructional Planning, English Language Development, Social Emotional Development
Resource Type: Guides & Tools, Teaching Strategies, TK Monthly Calls & Webinars

June 2011 TK Monthly Call
Whitcomb Hayslip, Early Childhood Education Consultant, The David and Lucille Packard Foundation; Ashlee Tran, Communications and Internet Advocacy Associate, Early Edge California (formerly Preschool California) , and Lisa Kaufman PhD., Director, Early Learning Services Department, Santa Clara County Office of Education
June 2011
Audio recording reviewing the transitional kindergarten website, followed by a presentation on personalized oral language(s) learning (POLL) strategies.
Topics: Classroom & Instructional Planning, Communications, English Language Development
Resource Type: Guides & Tools, Teaching Strategies, TK Monthly Calls & Webinars

Lesson Plan Template
Whitcomb Hayslip, Barbara Blakley, Elizabeth Magruder
March 2012
Template to plan activities that target specific Preschool Learning Foundations and Kindergarten Common Core Standards, while addressing the interrelatedness of development. For more information on how to utilize the template, see the three completed examples: "Off to School," "All About Me," and "Transportation."
Topics: Classroom & Instructional Planning, English Language Arts, English Language Development, Mathematics, Social Emotional Development
Resource Type: Templates & Activities

Making Learning Fun
Making Learning Fun
July 2012
A site with many activities to make learning fun. Provides free and unlimited learning activities to early childhood educators.
Topics: Classroom & Instructional Planning, English Language Arts, English Language Development, Mathematics, Social Emotional Development
Resource Type: Teaching Strategies, Templates & Activities

Many Languages, One Teacher
NAEYC
March 2013
Strategies for personalizing oral language interactions with young dual language learners and their families.
Topics: English Language Development, Classroom & Instructional Planning, Communications, Family Engagement
Resource Type: Templates & Activities, Teaching Strategies, Guides & Tools

Many Languages, One Teacher - Spanish
Magruder, Hayslip, Espinosa, Matera
July 2014
An article translated into Spanish that provides guidance on supporting language and literacy development for young dual language learners.
Topics: English Language Arts, English Language Development, Classroom & Instructional Planning
Resource Type: Teaching Strategies, Guides & Tools, Research & Reports

Nuts and Bolts of Building a Transitional Kindergarten
Kingsburg Elementary Charter School District, Washington School. Mrs. Esau and Mrs. Lee
August 2011
A comprehensive guide to starting a transitional kindergarten from Kingsburg Elementary Charter School School District. It provides an overview of transitional kindergarten, as well as information on TK in Kingsburg including communication, design, partnerships, purchases, standards and more.
Topics: Administration & Operations, Classroom & Instructional Planning, Communications, English Language Arts, English Language Development, Family Engagement, Mathematics, Policy, Social Emotional Development
Resource Type: Presentations, Research & Reports

Oral Language Development for Beginners
Colorin Colorado
July 2012
This article reviews how teachers can use a strategy called "Total Physical Response" to help students in these early stages of language development.
Topics: English Language Development
Resource Type: Guides & Tools, Research & Reports, Teaching Strategies

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