Ballard & Tighe publishes materials for ELLs. Their materials anticipate and bridge some language, conceptual, and vocabulary gaps that ELLs may have.
This section provides guidance to volunteer tutors working with children who are learning English, and for whom English is not their first language.
The Barbara Bush Foundation supports literacy efforts across the country where parents and children can learn to read together.
Barefoot Books is a company offering children's books, CDs, and gifts designed to cultivate and encourage creativity, independence, and diversity.
These activities, worksheets, and ideas from Barefoot Books encourage children to explore the world around them in creative ways.
The BBC "Learning English" webpage offers English language-learning multimedia tools such as short courses and quizzes to test grammar and vocabulary.
Sentence frames are one easy way to focus on a language structure, provide scaffolded support for ELLs and explicitly teach English language structures.
The English-language Learners section of the Best Evidence Encyclopedia summarizes the impact of a few online reading programs for English-language learners and other language minority students in the elementary grades.
Between the Lions is an award-winning PBS children's series designed to help young children learn to read. The Web site includes games and materials from the show, including a literacy curriculum aimed at children ages 4-7.
BBBSA provides one-to-one mentoring relationships between adult volunteers and children primarily from single-parent families in programs throughout the United States including School-based Mentoring Teacher programs.