Welcome to the Avon Maitland District School Board ESL Resource Center!
Each area includes our selections of the best online links to activities for students, free printable and downloadable resources for the classroom, for students from k-12 and for adult learners. We are also pleased to offer some of our own teacher created resources and tools which you can print or download freely.
Resources are added all the time, so please bookmark our site and visit often!
2011 WORKSHOP HANDOUT : ESL PLAY DAY ACTIVITIES: GAMEPLAN PDF
2011- STEPs Resource Website
Fullfilling the Promise of Diversity - the Ministry of Education Ontario!
Kindergarten ELLs - Links for Teachers
Mrs Levin's Prek Pages - gives several authentic ideas for making your kindergarten more ESL friendly and to help you connect with your ELLs.
ESL Movie - A charming video made by a kindergarten teacher that shows lovely circle time strategies for working with ELLs that will work for all jk/sk students - using rehearsed sentences and key visuals as well as music
ESL Ideas for the Kindergarten Classroom: a variety of ideas for activities that make your kindergarten ELL friendly
Colorin Colorado! : an excellent U.S. site that offers information on learning ESL in Kindergarten and beyond for teachers and parents in both English and Spanish.
Webmaster - Coralee Mathews
ESL Coordinator, AMDSB