A compendium of accommodations and instructional strategies corresponding to Woodcock-Johnson III Cognitive and Achievement Clusters by John Seaman, PH.D. School Psychologist at Granite School District.
Interactive activities (quizzes, games, worksheets, fact sheets) for students and resources for educators.
A resource for printable English worksheets. On the left of this page you will find an index containing hundreds of quality teaching materials.
An interactive website where you can learn what you want, when you want through a variety of templates (video, games, activities, etc.) on a variety of topics such as Everyday Life, Basic Math, Computer Training, and Reading.
The world’s leading website on learning disabilities and ADHD offers current research-based information on LD and ADHD.
ASRP provides research-based assessment strategies to improve reading instruction for Adult Basic Education (ABE) and Adult Secondary Education (ASE) learners.
Information about public adult basic education and ESOL programs in Massachussetts.
Offers a number of free reading and adult literacy education resources for both students and instructors. Most of the resources are geared towards the GED Language Arts, Reading Test, but they will be helpful to anyone who is trying to improve reading skills.
Basic and more specific information about LD with a good section on LD in second language learners.
Includes links to News for You (will read it aloud, teachers pages) and New Reader’s Press catalog.
A comprehensive collection of online courses and resources for adult literacy and ESOL instructors, program staff, trainers, and adult learners.
Free in-service trainings for teachers/tutors
Offers a huge collection of reading, teaching and adult literacy resources. Some of the most notable include word games and phonic activities, suggested reading lists and step-by-step instructions on how to develop a literacy program. The site also includes links to a broad range of off-site materials.
An academic word list (about 3,000) that gives you instructions on how to download the words into your iphone and how to install other programs so you can study them (i.e. flashcards).
Offers detailed information about certification and links to research and learning disabilities resources. This site will link you to Wilson Academy, a valuable resource for Wilson tutors for a reasonable subscription cost.
This resource guide is designed to help you obtain information and locate resources in your community (i.e. for resources such as clothing, mental health services, domestic violence, furniture, housing & shelters, holiday assistance, legal services, etc.) and surrounding towns and cities.
Educational tools and information for citizenship prepartion.
A website where English Language teachers exchange resources (worksheets, lesson plans, activities, etc.)
A collection of short stories written specifically for Adult ESL learners. The stories are pre-beginning and are designed to be a "story of the week" focusing on topics such as work, healthcare, etc.
There are quizzes, word games, word puzzles, proverbs, slang expressions, anagrams, a random-sentence generator and other computer assisted language learning activities.
This curriculum is geared toward a course that meets two hours a week for three months. The curriculum includes the naturalization interview and tests, and questions on listening, reading and writing.
A reference guide for patients, caregivers and advocates.
Staying Healthy is an award-winning curriculum that is used throughout the United States. It is written at a 4th-5th grade reading level and is suitable for low intermediate level ESOL learners and above. The newly-released Staying Healthy for Beginners is written at a lower reading level, making it more accessible to learners at the high beginning level.
Website with lessons and materials for teaching phonics explicitly and systematically. Includes lesson plans, word lists, and decodable texts.
In 2004-2005, a team of teachers at FCRR reviewed current research, collected ideas, and created materials for use in kindergarten and first grade classrooms.
A curriculum to teach English to preliterate refugee students.
NALA recommended adult literacy worksheets for tutors.
This curriculum builds literacy skills through regular practice with print concepts, phonological awareness, phonics and word recognition, fluency and comprehension.
This is a two-volume collection of worksheets and activities published by the Minnesota Department of Education and designed to enhance the teaching of life and work skills to adult ESL and ABE learners.
The resources on this site were generated by facilitators of the First Literacy free professional development workshops for ABE and ESOL teachers, administrators and counselors.
Grade level lessons incorporate areas such as math and language arts while introducing basic computer skills. Many of the kindergarten and first grade activities are equipped with sound to enhance understanding.
A fun, free way to motivate someone to read! You can search for books (K-8), read them offline, come back to quiz on what was read, and ear prizes for reading success.
Connecting educators to what works with K-12 education resources, lessons and news.
A search tool for Links to Instructional materials.
Make your own word search worksheets.
Free phonics printable worksheets and activities.
An evidence-based course of study designed to teach adult learners to decode and spell words accurately and fluently
This is a new website geared towards fourth graders to high schoolers and provies ESOL-focused reading practice.
Free phonic activities from beginning to advanced levels.
Free readability tools to check for reading levels, reading assessment and reading grade levels.
This program provides lesson plans drawn on proven research and are aligned to Common Core and State Standards. Browse their full list of free lessons and comprehension worksheets.
Numerous ideas to help your student obtain a sight word vocabulary.
Links to free books to assist in the learning of phonics especially for older children and adults.
"What's going on in this picture?" With this one question and a carefully chosen work of art, teachers can start their students down a path toward deeper learning and other skills now encouraged by the Common Core State Standards.
This website provides current news stories at level one, two, or three. Along with the story you can watch the video and listen to the read-a-long audio that follows at a reasonable pace. You can subscribe to it for free.
The DIAGRAM Center has been established by the US Department of Education (Office of Special Education Programs) to make it easier, faster, and more cost effective to create and use accessible images so that students with print disabilities have timely access to the information they need.
In order to support educators who may be interested in learning more about accessible computer applications, assessments, documents, e-book readers, e-learning systems, meeting software, multimedia, survey tools, and the web, NCAEM has begun developing a resources page that will grow richer over time.
The Massachusetts Branch of the International Dyslexia Association (MABIDA) was formed to increase public awareness of dyslexia in Massachusetts, to encourage teacher training in effective methods for individuals with dyslexia, and to support research in dyslexia. Western Massachusetts is a region within our branch.
This website works with Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education to provide you with the best low-cost Internet service and computer offers. You will enter your zip code and then be able to view the Internet service and computers you're qualified for, as well as the closest computer and Internet training course in your neighborhood.
A blog that is intended for adult education teachers and tutors looking for straight-forward help on integrating technology into instruction.
Reproducible photographs, cartoons and art masterpieces to intrigue, amuse and inspire every writer in your class.
150 amazing images to use with students to help them with inspiring their imagination.
Simply put: teachers provide a picture –preferably with lots going on—and then ask students to describe what they see.
Use graphic organizers to structure writing projects, to help in problem solving, decision making, studying, planning research and brainstorming.
A storyboard creator that is fun, free and easy to use. By using a storyboard like a graphic organizer it helps structure students work into a linear and concise story.
From letter practice worksheets for preschoolers to poetry worksheets for high schoolers, these writing worksheets offer skill building for any blossoming writer.