Reading Comprehension Strategies in Spanish
Cuadrado de Vocabulario
Principio, Medio, y Final
El Texto a Auto Conexión
Links to Organizations Supporting Bilingual Literacy
Randall's ESL Cyber Listening Lab
Colorin Colorado - Encouraging Academic Success for English Language Learners
Dave's ESL Cafe
Eastern Stream Center on Resources and Training (ESCORT)
Provides technical assistance on all issues related to migrant students and their families.
· National Associations for Bilingual Education (NABE)
A nonprofit national membership organization which addresses the educational needs of language-minority students in the US.
· National Clearinghouse for Bilingual Education (NCBE)
The National Clearinghouse for Bilingual Education (NCBE) is funded by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Languages Affairs.
(OBEMLA) and is operated by the George Washington University, Graduate School of Education and Human Development, Center for the Study of Language and Education.
They have a newsline bulletin which is an excellent resource. Collects, analyzes and disseminates information relating to the effective education of linguistically and culturally diverse learners in the United States.
· Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Affairs (OBEMLA)
A US Department of Education source. Funds the Bilingual Clearinghouse, which publishes monographs and runs an on-line service.
· Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
A membership organization for ESL and bilingual teachers. Publishes several journals and a newsletter, maintains on-line services, and advocates for ESL students, teachers and parents.
Offers free links and resources for 50 major tests including GED, GMAT, GRE, TOEFL, MCAT, LSAT, SAT, plus others. Link for free practice GED test: http://www.testpreppractice.net/GED/Free-Online-GED-Practice-Tests.aspx