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Information Literacy

ONLINE RESEARCH, PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT & RESOURCES

Softchalk Resources

www.softchalk.com

Sample Flash- Based Lesson (Note-taking)

Sample Lesson for Mobile Devices (Note-taking)

 

NSCC eLearning Faculty Zone

Important information about technology at NSCC.

http://nscc-elearningfaculty.wetpaint.com/page/Tool+Box

National Institute for Literacy

Special English as a Second Language Collection

http://www.literacynet.org/esl/home.html

Thinkfinity by the Verizon Foundation

Free educational resources for everyone

http://www.thinkfinity.org/home.aspx

NW LINCS: The Northwest Internet Gateway for Adult Education Online Resources

Resources for listening, speaking, reading, writing and math

http://www.nwlincs.org/

Arizona Association for Lifelong Learning

Super-site of links to ESL resources

http://www.az-aall.org/AALL/pages/links/esollinks.htm

Center for Adult English Language Acquisition (CAELA)

A variety of resources for adult ESL practitioners. These resources include bibliographies, books, briefs, online resource collections, digests and Q & As, and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).

http://www.cal.org/caela/esl_resources/

Federal Resources for Educational Excellence 

Free, open sources for teaching and learning

http://free.ed.gov/

National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy– Reading Research

http://www.ncsall.net/?id=792

The Adult Literacy Education Wiki (Research and Practices for using technology in the classroom)

http://wiki.literacytent.org/index.php/Technology

Internet 4 Classrooms: Helping Teachers to use the Internet more effectively (ESL)

http://www.internet4classrooms.com/esl.htm

SBCTC Teachers’ Resources using the EFF and ESL/ABE Learning Standards for the State of Washington with Examples and Lesson Planning Ideas

http://www.sbctc.ctc.edu/college/e_abe.aspx

A review of free software for the ESL classroom

http://home.comcast.net/%7Edjrosen/software.html 

Student Achievement in Reading

A teacher’s tool kit and training materials for evidence-based reading instruction

from the Office of Vocational and Adult Education

http://www.startoolkit.org/ 

Hopelink: Tech Tips

Washington State Technology Competencies and Tips for teaching Technology in the classroom

http://eastsideliteracy.org/tutorsupport/Tech/TechTips.htm

Hopelink: Lesson Ideas

http://eastsideliteracy.org/tutorsupport/General/GeneralLessonList.htm

WEBSITES FOR ACTIVITIES AND LESSON PLANS IN THE CLASSROOM

The Internet TESL Journal

Conversations for the ESL/EFL Classroom

http://iteslj.org/questions/

Azar Grammar Series

Free Grammar worksheets and material for extra practice

http://www.azargrammar.com/

ESOL Online:

Teaching and Learning Strategies for reading, writing, vocabulary, speaking and listening

http://www.tki.org.nz/r/esol/esolonline/strategies_e.php

Tools for Educators:

free worksheet makers, games and other resources

http://www.toolsforeducators.com/

Adult Education ESL Teachers Guide:

Ideas for teaching Beginning ESL

http://humanities.byu.edu/elc/Teacher/TeacherGuideMain.html

CAAAELII Resources for EL Civics

http://www.caaelii.org/teachers_toolbox_valid.htm

Marshall Adult Education: Reading Skills for Today’s Adults

Graded Reading for the ESL Classroom

http://www.marshalladulteducation.org/reading-skills-for-todays-adult    

EL Civics: Civics Lessons and EL Civics Activities for ESL Students

http://www.elcivics.com/

Interesting things for ESL Students

A fun study site for learners of English as a Second Language

http://www.manythings.org/ 

TV 411-Tune in to learn

(Practice with reading, writing, vocabulary and math) from the Adult Literacy Media Alliance

http://www.tv411.org/

ESL flow: lesson plans for a variety of topics

http://www.eslflow.com/

ESL Podcasts

http://www.eslpod.com/website/

Randall’s ESL Listening Lab

http://www.esl-lab.com/guide.htm

ELLLO is a free online listening resource for ESL/EFL students

http://www.elllo.org/

ESL Bits- Listening Comprehension with Audio Script

http://esl-bits.net/

Words Ahead: Pronunciation of English Sounds Online

http://www.wordsahead.com/frame_intro.htm

ESL Gold: ESL Lesson Plans and Ideas for English Teachers

http://www.eslgold.com/teacher/plans.html

Life in the USA is the complete guide to American Life for Immigrants and Americans (reading and listening)

http://www.lifeintheusa.com/index.html

ESOL Essayist: Writing essays for ESL Students

http://www.edb.utexas.edu/pbl/ESOL/intro.htm

Interlink Language Centers

ESL Resource Center

http://eslus.com/eslcenter.htm    

Online Writing at Purdue University

http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/         

Shoreline:  ESL/GED Technology Center – resource for English practice

http://elmo.shore.ctc.edu/callab/Easy/ESL_easy.htm

CNN: Learning Resources

Reading Skills using current events

http://www.literacynet.org/cnnsf/ 

Project CONNECT

Resource for adult English language learners is Project CONNECT. It is not free, but is very affordable and can be purchased as a state, district/program, and/or individual license.

http://pbslearnenglish.org/index.html

I-tunes Podcasts

–Need to download Itunes program.  Then click on the iTunes Store and go to podcasts.  Finally select ESLPod under Featured Providers – free resource

http://www.apple.com/itunes/store/podcasts.html

PBS:  Do You Speak American?

http://www.pbs.org/speak/

A4ESL-conversations for students to listen to and then take quizzes

http://a4esl.org/

Internet Picture Dictionary

http://pdictionary.com/

English Page

Grammar lessons, vocabulary, etc.

http://www.englishpage.com/

Grammar Bytes

http://www.chompchomp2.com/

Dave’s ESL Café

http://www.eslcafe.com/

Breaking News English

(current events for reading and listening)

http://www.breakingnewsenglish.com/

English Media Labs

Free ESL Downloads for PowerPoint, mp3s, podcasts, etc.

http://www.englishmedialab.com/downloads.html