Websites and Apps

Websites and Apps:

Burmese American Community Institute (BACI) 
Building a thriving, self-sufficient, sustainable and integrated Burmese Community in Indianapolis through advocacy, education, and employment.

Burmese Community Center for Education (BCCE)  
Our primary mission is to strengthen and empower the newly resettled refugee-immigrant communities from Burma to become informed, self-sufficient, independent, and positive contributing members of the broader society in Indianapolis areas and beyond through formal and informal educational programs leading toward their self-realization, confidence, and sufficiency.

Colorin Colorado 
Colorin Colorado is a wonderful bilingual (English/Spanish) site for families and educators of English language learners.

Exodus Refugee 
Exodus has a long history of welcoming refugees and asylees from many countries, cultures, languages, faiths, and political opinions. We began in 1981 with the mission to serve the legal needs of immigrants and Cuban refugees, who had arrived as part of the Mariel boatlift in 1980. Since that time, Exodus has helped thousands of refugees establish their lives in Indiana.

La Plaza   
La Plaza strengthens Central Indiana by advocating and preparing Latino students for educational success and by connecting Latino families to health and social services.

Omniglot 
Omniglot is an encyclopedia of writing systems and languages. This website includes details of more than 180 writing systems, information on over 600 languages, tips on learning languages, language-related articles, useful foreign phrases in more than 150 languages with many audio recordings, multilingual texts, language names, country names, colors, numbers, idioms, time expressions, kinship words, tongue twisters, signs, proverbs and sayings in many languages, a bookstore featuring language learning material for many languages, and numerous links to online language-related resources.

Padlet 
Padlet is a virtual wall that allows people to express their thoughts on a common topic easily. It works like an online sheet of paper where people can put any content (e.g. images, videos, documents, text) anywhere on the page, together with anyone, from any device.

Perry EL YouTube Channel 
You can watch videos about WIDA, diversity, laws pertaining to ELs, SIOP, and shared videos about EL education.

Skitch 
Get your point across with fewer words using annotation, shapes, and sketches, so that your ideas become reality faster. (App and Microsoft capable)

WIDA’s Download Library 
WIDA’s download library has a wealth of resources including PDFs, PPTs, and videos on the WIDA framework and ACCESS testing.

BLOGS 
http://www.everyonedeservestolearn.com/2016/03/newcomer-esl-curriculum-outline.html

 

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