Teaching Resources

Academic Vocabulary list

BBC Languages Online courses, tests, and activities in English and 33 languages

BBC Teachers Online activities for basic academic skills practice

Buck Institute for Education  Videos, articles, and resources on project-based learning

Bridging Refugee Youth & Children’s Services Background information, resources, best practices and strategies for working with refugee youth and families

Class Zone  Online textbooks and other resources

Common Core State Standards

Cultural Orientation Resource Center  Information about refugee groups

Enchanted Learning  Pictures, diagrams, maps,  graphic organizers, many free

Everything ESL  ESL teacher’s blog by Judy Haynes

Google Chrome Apps Store  Huge array of educational apps for Chromebooks or any computer with Google Chrome downloaded

INPS I Share  INPS curriculum and lesson plans

Language Magazine Heritage French and the importance of retaining first languages.

Larry Ferlazzo  Secondary ESL teacher’s blog

Learner’s Dictionary  Create your own dictionary, practice pronunciation, build vocabulary

Learning the Language  EdWeek blog for ESL teachers

Librivox  Free audio recordings of thousands of public domain books to play on computer or MP3 device

Mango Language  Free world language courses through Salt Lake County library

National Curriculum Standards for Social Studies

Newsela  News articles in multiple subjects at multiple reading levels, some with reading quizzes

Next Generation Science Standards

OnTrack  Professional development tracker by USOE

Project Gutenberg  Books in the public domain, downloadable to computer or device, free

RIMS  Learning materials reviewed by USOE

SAGE portal   Information and training tests for Utah’s new end-of-level tests

Schmoop  Practice for ACT and PLAN

SIOP Collaborize Classroom  Blog and resources for ESL teaching

Teach With Tech Tools  Blog for free tech resources for teaching

TESOL  Resources for ESL teachers

Universal Class  Free online non-credit courses through SL County Library

Using English  Resources for teachers

WestEd  Research and resources on best practices, including ESL

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