Building Academic Vocabulary

This site by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) offers lots of information about how to help students build academic vocabulary.

CAL: Cultural Orientation Resource Center

The Cultural Orientation Resource (COR) Center provides technical assistance regarding the cultural and community orientation refugees receive, either before their resettlement in the United States or after their arrival, as well as about their likely res

CAL: ELL Testing & Assessment Resources

CAL presents a number of projects and resources designed to encourage and foster higher levels of academic achievement among English language learners through its assessment projects.

CAL: What Teachers Need to Know About Language

This digest from the Center for Applied Linguistics summarizes a paper by Lily Wong Fillmore and Catherine Snow, "What Teachers Need to Know About Language." Discusses areas such as language acquisition, why English is difficult to learn, and er

Capitol Region Education Council (CT)

CREC began as a grassroots organization of local school districts in Connecticut working together to solve common problems. Its mission is to work with boards of education of the Capitol Region to improve the quality of public education for all learners.

Capstone Press

Bridgestone books' list of non-fiction books at the 2nd—4th grade reading level.

Carnegie Corporation

Carnegie Corporation of New York was created by Andrew Carnegie in 1911 to promote the advancement and diffusion of knowledge and understanding.� Building on its history and past programs in the field, Carnegie Corporation will dedicate a major part of


Web Resources

Explore this section and discover useful web resources, some in multiple languages, to help our current and future generations of English language learners succeed. While we continue to check and update these links to other websites, some may have changed since our most recent update.

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Statewide Resources

To see web resources organized by state, visit our State Resources section.