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Created for teachers by a teacher--This site was designed to help teachers find online lesson plans and resources more quickly and easily. It's one of the most popular Web destinations for teachers--more than 1 million visitors are counted each month at A to Z Teacher Stuff & LessonPlanz.com! :)
creates differentiated instruction and delivers it via the Net. Whether its with our student reading programs or our technology training for teachers, content always fits each users learning profile. This unique approach ensures that the needs of all learners are met, and that no one is left out or left behind.
- Becoming Bilingual The Challenges of Teaching English Language
Learners to Read
Acclaimed actress Rita Moreno hosts Becoming Bilingual, a 30-minute PBS program that examines the challenges of teaching children to read in a new language. This new show visits schools and programs in six cities across the country to learn about the different ways schools are working to create bilingual readers.
Teacher and curriculum resources
- Billy Bear
Clip art, games, activities, stories
Boggle's World is a resource site for TEFL and ESL teachers who teach elementary and middle school English, ESL and EFL to kids. Just click, print, and copy.
- Child Fun
holidays, crafts, activities
Free clip art
The Internet's Meeting Place for ESL/EFL Students and Teachersfrom Around the World!
Hands-on manipulatives that can be used in all subject areas.
Printable Crafts for Kids
DLTK's Crafts for Kids features a variety of fun, printable children's crafts, coloring pages and more including projects for holidays, educational themes and some of our (me) Leanne, a mom with two girls (ages 6 and 9 - gosh they grow up fast -- we've been doing the site since my youngest was a newborn!) as my official craft testers and daddy as my technical support.
- Education Place
K-8 resources for teachers, students, and parents. Includes Reading/Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, Intervention, Professional Development, activities, games, and textbook support.
- Elf for you
Lesson collection sets
- Enchanted Learning
Clip art, classroom materials etc.
Lesson plans and activities
Services for School-aged Refugee Children from the Illinois State Board of Education.
Your guide to ESL.
Lesson plans and activities for various levels.
games, quizzes, hangman, word searches, teacher resources
- ESL Gold
ESLgold provides hundreds of pages of free English teaching and learning materials for both students and teachers. All resources are organized by skill and level for quick and easy access.
- ESL KidStuff
An ESL children's resource center for English teachers and parents. Over 1,000 flashcards, hundreds worksheets, lots of games, ESL job postings and lots, lots more!
- ESL Lounge
Free ESL lesson materials and ESL lesson plans. Printable worksheets for ESL classroom teaching. English grammar, pronunciation, board games, ESL books, flashcards, board games, song lyrics and more!
- ESL Monkeys
Free ESL Lesson Plans, Activities, Ideas & More...
- ESL Partyland
On the teacher side, we provide you with loads of lesson plans and reproducible materials to use in class. We also have discussion forums, ideas for communicative practice activities, a chat room, a job board, links, and more.
Featuring 54 lesson plans, 35 teaching tips, 185 downloadable classroom activities, 853 'Ask Judie' forum questions, and 58 resource picks, graphic organizers, tips for classroom teachers.
Welcome to the Flashcard Exchange! This is your place to create, study, print, download and share flashcards. If you are new to the site and want to create your own flashcards, you should create a free account. Browser through the directory if you just want to study the existing flashcards. Enjoy!
Curriculum, games, songs, phonics, lesson plans
to Grammar & Writing
A guide to grammar and writing
- Holidays on
Holidays on the Net is a beautifully done collection of multimedia holiday celebrations...More than just works of art, though, each holiday celebration also offers a wealth of information about the holiday, including its history and holiday-related activities.
- Idea Box
Posts a new idea each day.
- India Club
They carry books by Indian authors, but they also carry dictionaries in several Indian languages.
Institute of New Jersey
Materials and links for Teaching and Learning
- Jan Brett
2,393 pages of free activities, coloring pages, and projects
- Kids Click
Kids Click! was created by a group of librarians at the Ramapo Catskill Library System, as a logical step in addressing concerns about the role of public libraries in guiding their young users to valuable and age appropriate web sites.
Crafts, coloring pages, project ideas and more!
Ideas, Plans and More Over 1000 art lesson plans, including art history, drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, cross curricular art, multicultural art, seasonal units, recycling projects, textiles and drama. There's also the art book, lessons for preschoolers, bulletin board ideas and crafty ideas too.
Lesson plans, worksheets, and more!
- Many Things
A fun study site for students of English as a Second Language. Word games, puzzles, quizzes, exercises, slang, proverbs and much more.
Virtual picture books in English, Spanish, and French
Hurleys ESL Site
A web site created by a teacher to help ESL teachers. This site provides useful links.
Create free educational worksheets such as flashcards, game boards, and quizzes to print directly from your browser. Simply choose a word list and an output style.
Various ESL and bilingual links
Puzzlemaker is a puzzle generation tool for teachers, students and parents. Create and print customized word search, crossword and math puzzles using your word lists.
for Professionals in English for Speakers of Other Languages
Useful workshop handouts and resource web sites for teachers of speakers of languages other than English.
A wealth of resource links, many with reviews, links to teacher organizations, sites to recommend to parents, administrators, and students (by age-level), links to all 50 state departments of education, schools on the Internet, and more.
Books and articles by Stephen Krashen, world-renowned second language acquisition expert.
Lesson plans, classroom management, professional development.
New York Times Learning Network
This site provides step-by-step lesson plans based on the days news. Do you need anything more authentic than this? Recommended for intermediate to advanced level ESL students.
- To Learn English
Lessons, worksheets, etc.
Language Teaching Clipart Library
This library consists of about 3000 images which we hope will be useful in the teaching of basic vocabulary in a variety of languages. The characters and objects depicted are as culturally neutral as we could make them. This is not a huge resource of graphics; its purpose is to provide a set of those graphics most basic and useful for low-level language-teaching, and at the same time, to make them as easily searchable as possible.