Technology & English Language Learners

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English language learners' experience with technology can vary greatly from one student to the next. Some kids may have never used a computer. Others may be doing all of the troubleshooting! This resource section provides ideas for using technology with ELLs, activities for using multimedia tools, and bilingual tips for managing media at school and at home.

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For more great ideas, take a look at the bilingual resources on Assistive Technology from, a free website focused on learning and attention issues.

What You'll Find in This Section

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This resource section includes numerous articles, blog posts, and links to online networks with tips for planning distance learning for English language learners (ELLs). See our complete distance learning guide for more information.

Distance Learning for ELLs