English As A Second Language

Classroom Activities for Adult ESL Learners

2016

A video series featuring teachers leading adult ESL classes through common classroom activities.

Instructional Staff

Preparing English Learners for Work and Careers: We've been there before! Or have we?

2016

This video presentation by researcher and educator Heide Spruck Wrigley discusses work and career contextualized instruction for English language learners and important changes that are being made in the field.

Administrators
Instructional Staff

Staying Healthy for Beginners: An English Learner’s Guide to Health Care and Healthy Living (Teacher's Guide)

2014

Staying Healthy for Beginners is a curriculum that seeks to enhance students' understanding of health information, while at the same time improving their English language and literacy skills. The resource is a beginner’s addition to the original Staying Healthy: An English Learner’s Guide to Health Care and Healthy Living

Instructional Staff

Vocabulary Notebooks: Theoretical Underpinnings and Practical Suggestions

1995

This article presents 11 principles from language memory and language research.

Instructional Staff
Teacher Trainers

Adult English Language Learners with Limited Literacy

2010

This resource is a comprehensive yet concise review of research relevant to adult low-literacy ESL.

Teacher Trainers
Instructional Staff

Using Oral Language Skills to Build on the Emerging Literacy of Adult English Learners

2010

This resource is a research brief written for teachers, program administrators, and teacher trainers seeking ways to work effectively with adult and adolescent English language learners (ELLs) with emerging literacy skills.  

Teacher Trainers
Instructional Staff

Coping with Stress: A Special Addition to Staying Healthy - An English Learner's Guide to Health Care and Healthy Living (Teacher's Guide and Student Resource Book)

2010

Coping with Stress: A Special Addition to Staying Healthy – An English Learner's Guide to Health Care and Healthy is a special addition to the Staying Healthy: An English Learner's Guide to Health Care and Healthy Living curriculum. This resource is an introduction to stress and stress management. 

Administrators
Instructional Staff

Women's Health: A Special Addition to Staying Healthy: An English Learner's Guide to Health Care and Healthy Living (Teacher's Guide and Student Resource Book)

2010

Women's Health: A Special Addition to Staying Healthy - An English Learner's Guide to Health Care and Healthy Living is a special addition to Staying Healthy: An English Learner’s Guide to Health Care and Healthy Living.

Administrators
Instructional Staff

A Toolkit for ESL Practitioners: Supporting Skilled Immigrants

2011

The toolkit addresses the challenge of properly serving the skilled immigrant population and introduces solutions to some of the most pressing problems this group experiences; it introduces best practices from the field and a directory of successful programs dedicated to serving the needs of skilled immigrants.

Administrators
Teacher Trainers
Instructional Staff

Adult Education and Immigrant Integration: Networks for Integrating New Americans (NINA), Theoretical Framework

2013

This Theoretical Framework is part of the overall strategy for designing and implementing the NINA initiative.

Administrators
Teacher Trainers
Policymakers and Implementers
Instructional Staff