Useful Websites

The ESL Literacy Network at Bow Valley College

An all-encompassing website including featured resources, workshops, tools for program development and essentials for classroom instruction. The Financial Literacy Toolkit has a placement assessment tool, lesson plans and worksheets.

LINC Literacy @ ESCD

LINC Literacy @ESCD is a comprehensive website that addresses Teaching and Assessing, Literacy Levels and Literacy Skills. The Overview of Decoding Skills and Resources offers a useful starting place to plan your phonics lessons.

Literacy Education and Second Language Learning for Adults (LESLLA) Teacher Resources

LESLLA is an international organization that has an annual symposium. The website has curriculum, teacher resources and research.

CAELA – Centre for Adult English Language Acquisition

CAELA has developed a variety of resources on topics of interest to adult ESL practitioners. These resources include bibliographies, books, briefs and online resource collections.

DECODA – Literacy Solutions

Materials for educators, tutors, practitioners and anyone who works with adult ESOL, ELL or ESL literacy students, or is interested in adults learning English as an additional language.

Literacy Minnesota

Although based in the United States, a wealth of resources and information for adult language instruction, some of it relevant to EAL Literacy.