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SDSU Department of Dual Language and English Learner Education (formerly Policy Studies in Language & Cross-Cultural Education)

Internet Resources

CABE South County Regional Mini Conference - Presentation by Melissa Navarro

Bilingual Education Research 

  • National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition
    The National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition and Language Instruction Educational Programs (formerly NCBE, the National Clearinghouse for Bilingual Education) is funded by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of English Language Acquisition, Language Enhancement & Academic Achievement for Limited English Proficient Students (OELA, formerly OBEMLA) to collect, analyze, and disseminate information relating to the effective education of linguistically and culturally diverse learners in the U.S. The web sites listed in this area provide information relating to various aspects of language, culture, and education.  

Lesson Plans and Classroom Resources 

  • California State University, Northridge
    Marty Levine, a professor in the Department of Secondary Education at California State University, Northridge, provides links to lesson plans and resources that should prove valuable in the classroom.
  • PIZZAZ!
    PIZZAZ! is dedicated to providing simple creative writing activities with copyable (yes, copyable!) handouts for use with students of all ages. Permission is given to use these resources for in-class, non-profit use only. 

K-12 Teaching & Lesson Planning Online Resources

1: Teacher Planning Resources

2. ELD & Spanish Lesson Resources

  • MoraModules provides the knowledge and teaching strategies you need to be successful in teaching English Language Learners and students who are learning in two languages in biliteracy and dual language programs. Keep up with the latest developments through research and education policy that impact you as a professional as well as your bilingual learners.

Global Connections 

  • Orillas
    (Spanish for "from Shore to Shore"), is an international teacher-researcher project that has focused on documenting promising classroom practices for intercultural learning over global learning networks.
  • Global SchoolNet Foundation
    Global SchoolNet Foundation collaborates with individuals, schools, businesses and community organizations to develop, and manage hundreds of collaborative learning projects each year. GSN's Global Schoolhouse and Microsoft has joined forces with the Global SchoolNet Foundation in an focused effort to bring the very best educational resources to students, educators, parents and the extended community. 

Kid's Online Magazines

  • Kid Pub
  • Silueta
    Silueta is a bilingual magazine with an emphasis on educational topics. 

Pen Pals 

WebQuests 

  • Yerbas y Remedios/A Bilingual WebQuest
    Upper Elementary and Middle School â You can become an investigator and find out how plants and herbs were used for medicine by the early cultures around New Mexico. 

Issues of Language Policy

  • Language Policy On-Line Readings
  • California Policy Resources Web Page

Language Rights Related Websites 

Immigration

More Online Resources