ELL/ESL Aids: Colorincolorado.org and sharemylesson.com



ColorinColorado.org is the premier national website serving educators and families of English language learners (ELLs) in grades pre-K to 12. The site provides free research-based information, activities, and advice to parents, schools, and communities around the country.

Articles for teachers include tips and videos on creating a welcoming classroom for ELLs, ELL strategies and best practices, and an entire section on special education and ELLs.


ShareMyLesson.com offers far more than ELL resources, but there are so many practical ELL ideas that it is a must-see. Created by educators for educators, the site offers thousands of lesson plans, activities, tools, games, and more. To look for highly rated ELL resources, type “english language learner’ in the search bar, sort by Best Rated, and apply filters such as resource type, standard, and event.

The website also has an entire section on special education, particularly relating to autism. To see it, click Top Resources in the menu at the top and select Special Education.



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