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Online Lesson Planning Resources for Teachers of MLLs

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Top 3 Tips for Using Talking Points with MLL.EL Families and Students

Children's Adolescent Lit.Online


Math Resources

Bridges for SIFE students

Online Science Activities for MLLs

Canva for Teaching

Looking Your Best Professional Self on Video Conferences with Colleagues, Parents, and Students 

RITELL Curated Online Resources for Language Development

Making your Own Recordings

Online Read Alouds

Unite For Literacy

International Children’s Digital Library ;  Activities ; Search Tool

Academic Vocabulary Practice

Writing Activity Sites

Write Reader (create and sharing books; ability to read books they create)

Free Content-Based or Current Event Sites

Sites that Provide Leveled Reading Materials

Subscription-Based Content Sites for Online Lesson/Unit Planning

Professional Development

Virtual PD on Online Learning Resources from the VirtuEL19 Conference for Teachers of MLLs/ELs; June 15, 2019 (16 minutes)

Presenters Website (has many useful tools and strategies; be sure to click on the links in the PPTs that are provided on particular pages):

Virtual PD from the VirtuEL19 Conference--Strengthening ELL Literacy with iPad

Recording Tools


Screencastify (Chromebook)

iOs Screen Recorder (iPhone; iPad)


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XJdZKSE4jX4 (iphone)

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/recording-your-iphone-or-ipads-screen-is-incredibly-easy-heres-how/ (iphone; ipad)



Free Screencast

Active Presenter Free Edition  Many tutorials on how to use it on YouTube

Free Cam

Lesson Presentation Supports

See Saw  Video Tutorial on how to use See Saw and getting started.

How to Add QR codes to worksheets

My School Avatar

Practicing Speaking Skills

FlipGrid (to practice speaking skills)

Clips (to record voice on iPad)

tutorial:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lI8SWCUWMDY and https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT207849 

Buncee App (useful templates)

Remote Collaboration/Communication 

Click HERE to see a range of free and subscription-based tools.

Most have free trials! Some are totally free:  e.g. https://nowcomment.com ; https://www.epals.com ; https://piazza.com/   

Others that are free include:  Skype, Pen Pal Schools, Google Hangouts, Padlet and more.  [https://www.penpalschools.comhttps://padlet.com]

To Learn about YOTeach! (alternative to TodaysMeet backchannel/chat room) Click HERE

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