Links for Educators of High School ESL Students

HS ESL Curriculum Frameworks


  • Bridging Refugee Youth & Children's Services (BRYCS)explains the process of how refugees come to the United States
  • Colorín Colorado: Colorin Colorado is a bilingual website that provides information and activities for educators and Spanish-speaking families of English Learners. The sister site is Reading Rockets
  • Cultural Orientation Resource Centerwebsite that provides information on refugees and their cultures
  • Culture GramsAccess information about cultures across the world via CultureGrams™. CultureGrams™ can be accessed through the Louisville Free Public Library (LFPL) website. Once you click on the link below, scroll down to the CultureGrams link. You will then be directed to log in. You will need your Louisville Free Public Library Card Username or Barcode (on the back of your library card) and your LFPL password to log in and access CultureGrams™.
  • Everything ESLprovides lesson plans, teaching tips, and resources for teachers of English Learners
  • International Children's Digital LibraryDigital Books in English and Other Languages
  • Kentucky Teachers to Speakers of Other LanguagesOur purpose is to distribute information, to discuss current issues, and to improve the teaching of English to speakers of other languages.
  • Live BindersDifferentiating Instruction for English Learners
  • More Live BindersCooperative Learning and Academic Interaction: Strategies for Teachers
  • National Clearinghouse for English Language AcquisitionCollects, coordinates and conveys a broad range of research and resources in support of an inclusive approach to high quality education for ELLs.
  • WestEdResearch, webinars, and articles
  • WIDA CAN DO Standardsprovides CAN DO descriptors and other resources to help educators plan lessons, differentiate instruction, and observe LEP students' progress