Resources for Staff
Click the links below for curated, teacher-friendly resources from HUSD and around the web.
Note: You must be logged in as an HUSD EL Specialist to view the Shared Folder.
HUSD is proud to contract with BeGLAD to provide educators with training and support for multilingual learners in content areas. Their website has free resources, webinars, and blog posts to support teachers.
The California Newcomer Network (CANN) website has resources for educators serving Newcomer multilingual learners, including recommended books, websites, and videos.
This toolkit, published by Californians Together, is designed for elementary teachers to gain a practical understanding of the 4 EL Roadmap Principles, and contains a list of resources to support implementation.
This document, published by the California Department of Education, provides comprehensive information on how best to support multilingual learners in educational settings.
The California ELD Standards were published in 2012, aligning the ELD standards with the CA Common Core State Standards.
This helpful document contains language routines for launching your class. While designed for the first fifteen days, these routines can be implemented at any time throughout the school year.
Californians Together is an advocacy group, focused on multilingual learners. Their work includes both resources for teachers and educational policy.
Colorín Colorado is a website that provides research articles and resources across topics ranging from academics to social emotional health. It also contains supports for families of multilingual learners.
This toolkit, published by Californians Together, is designed for middle school teachers to gain a practical understanding of the 4 EL Roadmap Principles, and contains a list of resources to support implementation.
The California Practitioners' Guide for Educating English Learners with Disabilities provides educators serving dually-identified students with detailed, step-by-step information for supporting students from identification through reclassification.
The California Department of Education (CDE) website has a page dedicated to English Learners, with links to information regarding legal requirements, reclassification, and more.
This folder contains curated resources for Newcomer multilingual learners across grade levels.
HUSD is an E.L. Achieve partner district. Sign up for their website to gain exclusive access to lesson resources for Systematic ELD and Constructing Meaning.
These practice tests, created by the test publisher, are designed for students at all grade levels to help prepare for the ELPAC Summative Assessment, a required test for all English Learners in California.
This toolkit, published by Californians Together, is designed for high school teachers to gain a practical understanding of the 4 EL Roadmap Principles, and contains a list of resources to support implementation.
The CA ELA/ELD Framework was originally published in 2014, and gives educators practical information on how to implement the new ELD standards with the Common Core ELA standards, as well as Integrated ELD through other content areas. The Framework contains real-world examples of implementation through its vignettes and snapshots.
The Center for Applied Linguistics provides professional learning and resources for educators working with multilingual learners and in dual language programs.