Welcome to

World English

Trey

Trey CAlvin

Communications Director

"This CAL Communities group is meant to serve teachers of English across the globe."
"This forum is a space to share and create lesson plans, teaching tips, activities, assessment tools, and much more!"

Interesting Facts About English

About World English

As the number of English learners continues to grow, educators are seeking effective programs and instructional strategies to serve them. From its inception, improving the teaching of English around the world has been a core activity for CAL.

Currently CAL conduct projects ranging from curriculum design for English language learners, to professional development for instructors. CAL offers a variety of research-based resources related to the education of English language learners in Prekindergarten-Grade 12 programs; adult education programs; bilingual or dual language education programs, universities and community colleges; and business and workplace programs.

In addition, this group provides resources from third parties that will provide guidance on learning English.

Voices of America

Learning English is VOA’s multimedia source of news and information for millions of English learners worldwide.

Choose one of the following available resources brought to you by VOA!

Webinars

Introducing new and exciting ways to support, engage, teach, and assist your students in and out of the classroom.

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Teacher Tips & Activities

Classroom activities, suggestions, curriculums shared by group members, which can be used as is or adapted.

Lesson Plans

Discover resources for effective instruction along with sample lesson plans.

TwoWay Learning Toolkit

This Toolkit is a resource for teachers, parents & adminstrators involved with two-way immersion (TWI) programs.

E-Courses

Access self-paced online courses based on decades of research and extensive experience.

Academic Literacy Development for English Learners
Approaches to Instruction for English Learners
Building Background and Comprehensible Input: CAL SIOP Essentials
Fundamentals of Sheltered Instruction: Featuring the SIOP Model
Foundations of Literacy for English Learners: The Nature of Reading
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Workshops & Institutes

Participate in our professional development solutions that include a wide range of approaches for English learners.

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CAL SIOP Training of Trainers (TOT) Workshops

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Foundations of Dual Language Education

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Research-Based Vocabulary Instruction for English Learners

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Effective Response to Intervention (RTI) Strategies

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Developing Academic Literacy and Language

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Designing and Delivering Workforce ESL Instruction

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Oral Language Development for English Learners

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Leading Dual Language Programs for Student Success

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Foundations of Effective Classroom: Principles & Practice

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Math and Science: Skills and Strategies to Adapt for English Learners

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Newcomers in Your School: Cultural Connections and Instructional Strategies

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English for Civic Life: Designing and Delivering Effective EL/Civics Instruction

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Strategies to Strengthen Refugee Orientation & ESL Provision

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Teaching Reading to Students Learning English: Training of Trainers

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Promoting Cultural Proficiency to Boost Outcomes for All Students

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Fostering Spanish Language and Literacy

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CAL SIOP Training of Trainers Institute: Advanced Strategies

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CAL SIOP Training of Trainers Institute: Foundations

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Leading Dual Language Programs for Student Success

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Teaching Reading to Students Learning English: Training of Trainers

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Foundations of Effective Classroom Assessment: Principles and Practices

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Developing Academic Literacy and Language in the Content Areas

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Teaching Reading to Students Learning English: Direct Strategies

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Promoting Cultural Proficiency to Boost Outcomes for All Students

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Research-Based Vocabulary Instruction for English Learners

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English Learners and Effective Response to Intervention (RTI) Strategies

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Newcomers in Your School: Cultural Connections and Instructional Strategies

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Spanish Literacy Institute: Fostering Spanish Language and Literacy Development
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Sample Resources

Here you will find a variety of resources related to language and content instruction.