Colorin Colorado: Helping children read... and succeed!

Teachers who work with English as a Second Language learners will find ESL/ESOL/ELL/EFL reading/writing skill-building children's books, stories, activities, ideas, strategies to help PreK-3, 4-8, and 9-12 students learn to read.

A bilingual site for families and educators of English language learners
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Colorín Colorado Newsletters:

  • A monthly newsletter about teaching English language learners.

  • A weekly email of ELL educator news headlines (sent on Fridays).

  • Monthly tips for raising strong readers and writers, written especially for parents. Used by schools and PTAs in parent newsletters, and by libraries and community literacy organizations. (In English and Spanish)

  • Email notifications of our latest blog posts.

Newsletters from our sister sites:

  • A monthly e-newsletter about reading for parents and educators.

  • A monthly e-newsletter about learning disabilities and ADHD.

  • A monthly e-newsletter for parents and educators about adolescent literacy, grades 4-12.