Guides and Resources for Educators of ELLs

Resources to help educators with the diverse educational needs of English Language Learners (ELLs).

NEW! English Language Learners and ESSA Accountability
Ron Woo, Director – NYS Language RBERN at NYU, ELL Think Tank at NYU, April 11, 2019
*ESSA Accountability Fact Sheet for Teachers

NEW! Supporting Entering & Emerging ELLs in Accessing Grade Level Content in Integrated ELA and Content Area Classes (Grade 5-12)
Nancy Cloud, April 8, 2019

NEW! How Can Parents of ELLs/MLLs Provide Social Emotional Learning Support to Their Children to Facilitate Both Academic and Life Success?
NYSABE Conference, March 21, 2019

NEW! Cómo Atender Las Necesidades De Aprendizaje Social Y Emocional De Su Hijo
Yolanda Delgado-Villao y Clotilde Santana-Eccardi, NYSABE Conference, March 21, 2019

NEW! Junior High School: Starting the Path to the Seal of Biliteracy in Korean
Hyunjoo P Kwon, NYSABE Conference, March 21, 2019

NEW! 英语学习生和多种语言学习生社会情绪认知和管理/掌控能力学习的需要
Nancy King Wang, NYSABE Conference, March 21, 2019

NEW! Abòde Bezwen Aprantisaj Sosyal Emosyonèlelèv K Ap Aprann Angle Oswa K Ap Aprann Plizyè Lang
Nicole B. Rosefort and Jessie Cadeau, NYSABE Conference, March 21, 2019

NEW! SIFE in Our Classrooms: Best Practices for their Success
Myriam Augustin, Dr. Maria V. Diaz, and Gloria Ortiz, NYSABE Conference, March 21, 2019

NEW! Road to New York State Teacher Certification
Nancy King Wang, March 16, 2019

NEW! Teaching Vocabulary Across the Content Areas in Grades 1-5: Strategies That Work
Nancy Cloud, Jan. 23, 2019

NEW! Teaching Vocabulary Across the Content Areas in Grades 6-12: Strategies That Work
Nancy Cloud, Nov. 14, 2018

NEW! Teaching Math to ELLs:  Resources and Strategies for Teachers
Nancy Cloud, Oct. 30, 2018

2018 - 2019 NYSITELL Information

2018 Edition - NYSITELL PowerPoint Presentation

Academic Vocabulary List by Mark Davies and Dee Gardner, Brigham Young University

Addressing the Social Emotional Learning Needs of ELLs/MLLs
Yolanda Delgado-Villao & Nancy King Wang, Dec. 4, 2018

Advancing the Academic Listening & Writing Abilities of Grades 3-8 Transitioning & Expanding ELLs 
Nancy Cloud, Jan. 23, 2017

Advancing the Academic Listening & Writing Abilities of High School Transitioning & Expanding ELLs 
Nancy Cloud, Nov. 14, 2016

Art as a Tool for Teachers of ELLs   

Best Practices for High School ELL Programming - Yolanda Delgado‐Villao, Nov. 7, 2017

Bilingual Pupil Services - Professional Development - SIFE & ENTERING/EMERGING STUDENTS ENL/MATH
Archangelo Joseph, Jan. 11, 2019

Biliteracy From the Start: Literacy Squared In Action

Building Oral Academic Language & Moving Transitioning & Expanding ELLs Towards Complex Writing (Grades 1-5) - Nancy Cloud, Feb. 28, 2018

Clinically Rich Intensive Teacher Institute (CR-ITI) 

Co-Teaching for ELLs

Co-Teaching for ELLs (Grades 9-12) - Yolanda Delgado‐Villao & Gloria M. Ortiz, Feb. 1, 2017

CR Part 154 Documents 

Designing lessons that integrate content and language objectives in the literacy classroom
Myriam Augustin & Archangelo Joseph, Jan. 11, 2019

Edutopia - Resources for Teaching English-Language Learners

Effective Practices for Holistically Educating English Language Learners in New York State 

Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)

FAQs on Incorporating ELL/MLL Progress into the NYSED Accountability System using a Transition Matrix

Glossaries and Instructional Materials 

Immigrant Student Data Collection Guidance as of February 8, 2018

Integrated ENL: Programming for ELLs - Ron Woo, April 21, 2016

Language and Culture Guides 

Maximizing Language Development in Integrated ENL/Content Area Classes (Grades 6-12)
Nancy Cloud, April 24, 2017

Maximizing Language Development During Integrated ENL Classes (Grades 6-12)
Nancy Cloud, Nov. 20, 2017

Math Best Practices: Designing & Delivering Effective Lessons for (ELLs) Grades 3-5 
Archangelo Joseph & Marie-Alix Emmanuel, Nov. 2, 2018

Math Best Practices: Scaffolding through the Pillars of School Mathematics Grades 6-8 
Archangelo Joseph & Marie-Alix Emmanuel, Nov. 16, 2018

Math Best Practices: Scaffolding Content & Language for ELLs in the Math Classrooms
Archangelo Joseph & Marie-Alix Emmanuel, Jan. 28, 2019

New York State Teacher Certification Requirements 
Nancy King Wang, Dec. 2017

New York State Seal of Biliteracy

Office of Bilingual Education and World Languages Resources List

Pathways to Obtain Additional Certification in Bilingual Education and/or TESOL 

Planning Effective ENL Instruction K-8 - Nancy Cloud, June 29-30, 2017

Roadmap to College Brochure  

SIFE in Our Classrooms: Best Practices for their Success - Session 1
Myriam Augustin & Dr. Maria V. Diaz, Nov. 13, 2018

SIFE in Our Classrooms: Best Practices for their Success - Session 2
Myriam Augustin & Dr. Maria V. Diaz, Jan. 22, 2019

Spanish Native Language Arts Curriculum Guide (SNLACG)

Unpacking the Bilingual Common Core Progressions to Enhance the Home Language Arts Classroom: Grades 3-8 - Maria V. Diaz & Clotilde Santana-Eccardi, Feb. 16, 2017

Patricia Velasco, Nov. 1, 2016: Bilingual Common Core Progressions: ELL Bi-Literacy Development

A workshop designed to support Bilingual and/or Home Language Arts teachers in implementing the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) with ELLs.
Elementary and Middle School Presentation  |  High School Presentation 
Handout 1  |  Handout 2a and 2b  |  English Language Developmet - Guidelines for Instruction
The Role of Background Knowledge in the Implementation of Standard 10 for Reading
NLAP RI Grade K  |  NLAP RI Grade 4  |  NLAP RI Grades 9-10

Chinese Language Arts Curriculum Project (Secondary School Level) - Designed to provide educators with a guide which contains the suggested benchmarks, scope and sequence and performance tasks (indicators) which are essential to the development of proficiency in the Chinese language.

Directory of Spanish Instructional Materials and Resources - The purpose of this directory is to assist schools with Spanish bilingual programs in identifying the best possible instructional materials currently available in Spanish.

Guidelines for Educating Limited English Proficient Students with Interrupted Formal Education (LEP/ELL SIFES) 2011

Haitian Creole Language Arts Curriculum Project (Grades K-5)
Introduction | Grade K | Grade 1 | Grade 2 | Grade 3 | Grade 4 | Grade 5  

Promising Instructional Practices for Secondary English Language Learners (Grade 7-12) 

Resource Guide for Educating Refugee Children and Youth in New York State 2010

Resource Guide for the Education of New York State Students from Caribbean Countries Where English is the Medium of Instruction   

Suggested Spanish Literature and Reading Books for Grades K-12

Supplementary American History Reading Materials in Chinese

Template for Content Area and English as a New Language Planning

Translation Services

Two-Way Bilingual Education Programs: A Resource Guide (December 2010)

Welcome to Our School Program - This program is designed by the Bureau of Refugee and Immigrant Assistance (BRIA) to ease the transition of refugee children into the elementary and secondary schools of New York State.