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Web Resources for School Psychology Graduate Students

English Learners

Color in Colorado is a bilingual site with resources in both English and Spanish for educators and parents.

The Foundation for Child Development identifies needs, fills gaps, and integrates knowledge for successful implementation and continuous improvement. Their website has a number of resources related to ELs including the seminal article Challenging Common Myths about Young English Learners.

Special education decision making for ELLs

WIDA advances academic language development and academic achievement for children and youth who are culturally and linguistically diverse through high quality standards, assessments, research, and professional learning for educators. This site is a must for culturally competent school psychologists.

• The North Carolina School Psychology Association published its professional practice paper on ELL assessment and special education placement quite a few years ago but it is still a valuable resource.

National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition