Jamie Rumage
Languages, Language Education (ESL)
Material Type:
Activity/Lab, Interactive, Lesson
Lower Primary, Upper Primary, Middle School, High School
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    English, Spanish

    Emergent Bilingual Learning Resources

    Emergent Bilingual Learning Resources


    Resource suggestions to explore and consider as a way to support emergent bilingual students.

    Grade K - 12 Emergent Bilingual Learning Resources

    Aprende en Casa: This site is supported by the Department of Education in Mexico and offers educational channels and workshops for grades 1-12. 

    Biblioteca Virtual Infantil: Children's Virtual Library for Ages 0 -12. Biblioteca Virtual Universal presenta una de las más grandes colecciones de libros digitalizados en toda Latinoamérica; con acceso directo a las obras y con un sistema de búsquedas por Título de la Obra, Autor y Clasificación por Materias. The Children's Virtual Library is one of the largest collections of digital books in all of Latin America; with direct access to the books and a search feature by Title, Author, and Genre.

    BrainPop for Emerging BilingualsBrain Pop en Español, and BrainPop Maestros: Brain Pop provides learning games, animated movies and activities that are designed with relevance, depth and humor.

    Center for Applied Linguistics: The Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL) is offering FREE resources so that you can continue your practice, get some ready-to-use ideas, or learn new skills. 

    Colorín Colorado: Colorín Colorado has been providing free research-based information, activities, and advice to parents, schools, and communities.

    English Learners Success Forum: This site focuses on Math and ELA activities and scaffolds that can be strategically built into lessons and units to deepen and accelerate English learners’ content area learning over time.

    Ed Ready: This site allow students to assess the readiness for college math and English, see target options, and get a personalized study path to fill in knowledge gaps.

    Figure This!: The resources listed here assists parents and educators to demonstrate challenging middle school mathematics and emphasizes the importance of high-quality math education for all students. 

    Flip Grid: Flipgrid is free for all educators, learners, and families to engage and empower every voice in your classroom or at home by recording and sharing short videos

    Kahn Academy and Kahn Academy en Español: Students practice at their own pace, first filling in gaps in their understanding and then accelerating their learning

    National Geographic for Kids: This site provides curated collections of activities that have been developed for educators, parents, and caregivers to implement with K–12 learners anywhere, anytime. 

    PBS Kids: PBS KIDS leverages the full spectrum of media and technology to build knowledge, critical thinking, imagination and curiosity.

    PHeT Interactive: PHet creates free interactive math and science simulations. PhET sims are based on extensive education research and engage students through an intuitive, game-like environment where students learn through exploration and discovery.

    Reading Rockets: Reading Rockets immerse kids in language and stories, build background knowledge, and inspire creative play.

    Scholastic Learn at Home: Day by day projects to keep kids reading, thinking, and growing. Also connected to other content areas.

    TESOL Classroom Resource: For more than 50 years, TESOL International Association has been providing community to educators, researchers, administrators, and students in the ELT field. With more than 12,000 members representing 160 countries, and more than 100 worldwide affiliates, TESOL offers you the opportunity to be part of a dynamic professional community and join in TESOL’s mission to advance excellence in English language teaching.