Resource Library

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Our Colorín Colorado resource library is filled with tools and materials that you can use in the classroom, with parents, and for your own professional development! These resources include tip sheets, research reports, recommended websites, resources organized by state, and much more.


What You'll Find in This Section

Colorín Colorado is pleased to offer free print guides created for parents, teachers, and anyone who wants to improve the reading achievement of children. You're welcome to download and print these guides for your own use or to distribute to others.
Whether you're an educator with a class full of English language learners (ELLs) or whether you're teaching an ELL for the first time, you probably have many questions on how to best help this population succeed. We've gathered some of Frequently Asked Questions from our audience, as well as FAQs from parents too.
Here you will find the latest reports and research-based recommendations on reaching, teaching, and assessing ELLs. This section may be especially useful for researchers, graduate students, policymakers, curriculum developers, and school administrators.
Explore this section and discover useful web resources, some in multiple languages, to help our English language learners succeed at school and at home.
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Our blog is focused on the implementation of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) with English language learners. The blog includes updates from the ELL field about language proficiency standards, assessments, and professional development, as well as ELL considerations for other initiatives around the CCSS.