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We Speak NYC

These videos and accompanying materials (including short stories, study guides, and glosses) develop listening and vocabulary skills in a classroom or independent learning setting. Topics include education, health, emergency preparedness, domestic violence, workforce development, adult education, early childhood education, worker rights, mental health, and immigration legal help. Appropriate for high beginning to high intermediate learners. Read More

FREE Rice 2.0 – science

This game-like website asks questions and offers multiple-choice answers for eight subjects, including science (Humanities, Math, Language Learning, Sciences, English, Chemistry, Geography, and SAT preparation), as well as multiple sub-topics. Users can select any subject and easily switch to a different subject. If their answer is correct, a harder question… Read More

LAUSD DACE Census 2020 Resources

This ESL-focused Census curriculum has printable student workbooks and teacher's manuals for Beginning Low, Beginning High, Intermediate Low, and Intermediate High students. The Beginning Low and Beginning High workbooks both have leveled lessons on introducing the Census, the Census form, the importance of the Census, and talking to a Census enumerator. The Intermediate books have similar topical lessons plus ones on removing barriers to participation. Read More

VOA Learning English

Voice of America's Learning English website provides captioned videos and accompanying lesson plans which include supplemental videos and listening tracks for vocabulary development, pronunciation, and conversation. Appropriate for beginning to advanced levels. Read More

New General Service List Finder and Sorter

EAPFoundation.com offers a free electronic tool for finding, highlighting, and sorting high-frequency words (of general service or everyday use) in texts. It includes 2801 words used frequently in both spoken and written English and serves as a foundational word list for deciding which highly used words are most important to teach. Read More

Getting Started with Effective Math Talk in the Classroom

Using mathematical discussions in the classroom is a powerful way to increase our students’ critical thinking and communication skills. This article explores ways to get your students thinking and communicating mathematically from the very first days of school. The article is written for K-12 teachers, but the language and strategies work well with adult learners. Read More

Common Core Sheets

Find hundreds of ready-to-use math worksheets on this website. The worksheets can be searched by grade level, math skill, and type of problem. Math tests and flashcards can also be created. Read More

Language of Mathematics

The target audience for the Language of Mathematics Exercises is beginning level ABE to Intermediate level ABE students, especially non-native speakers. The exercises help students learn the vocabulary associated with basic math, fractions and percents, basic algebra and geometry. There are 20 quizzes with 10 questions each. Also included are multilingual glossaries for students. Read More

Math Packet for ESOL Teachers

The SABES PD Center for Mathematics and Adult Numeracy at TERC has developed a math packet which consists of a series of language lessons that integrate math. The math activities are designed to dig deeper into math topics and provide the building blocks that teach the skills and knowledge our learners need to understand the underlying math concepts. Read More

Translating Word Problems: Keywords

This article offers recommendations for how students should approach word problems, as well as a list of mathematical terms that indicate specific operations. Read More