Below is a list of internet resources that may be helpful to ELL families.
A web page for ESL students to practice English skills.
A source of information on the state level for teachers and parents of second language learners.
Parent Guidebook in Spanish
Guia para las escuelas de sus hijos.
Reading resources for parents/para leer con sus hijos en español.
The WIDA Consortium is a non-profit cooperative of multiple states working together to meet the state and federal requirements for English Language Learners (ELLs) with innovative standards and assessments.
English language reference, tests, quizzes, and resources.
International Children’s Digital Library Online books written in English and many other languages.
National Center for Family Literacy
Creating a literate nation by leveraging the power of the family.
English Language Learning resources.
Center for Applied Linguistics
CAL conducts projects and offers a variety of research-based resources related to the education of English language learners in a variety of settings.
Many Things ESL
A fun study site for English Language Learners
English Study and Learning Materials
Breaking News English
ESL Lesson Plans for Current Events
Free Rice Vocabulary Practice
For each vocabulary answer you get right, they donate 10 grains of rice through the UN World Food Program to help end hunger.
Mexican American Legal Defense & Educational Fund
PBS.org Reading and Language
An article about learning two languages.
Teaching kids to read and helping those who struggle.
¡Aprende inglés en 28 días!
A nonprofit social service agency provides caring, compassionate, multilingual assistance to Chicagoland residents. AAFS offers support in the areas of public benefits, immigration, domestic violence, mental health, education, and elderly services. All language backgrounds are welcome. AAFS also provides free translators for school conferences.
Illinois College Savings Program