Digital Tools and Online Resources

 ESL Online Resources
Click the links below to access great language resources!
Digital Tools
Remote Learning Resources for English Learners
NCDPI Livebinder of Digital Resources (Fantastic Collection of Digital Tools)
Options to learn several languages are available with this useful app!
Digital Tools for ELs
Translate text in a variety of languages
Students can create their own digital books
Ditch that Textbook offers free graphic organizers using Google Drawings 

Online Resources for Teachers
Games to Learn English is a great resource for newcomers.
Our ESL department has created resources in Canvas for DCS classroom teachers
EL Resource Notebook  - This is a fantastic collection of resources that Burke County Schools has shared with districts across the state. 
A trusted and valued resource for the education of ELs
Listening comprehension practice
Image library for educators
One of the very best SIOP resources on the web!
Free online books for young children available in a variety of different languages
Epic Books: Online books available in multiple languages
NCDPI - ESL/Title III Department
Leveled current events articles
Free online reading comprehension practice
This free online tool is designed to simplify complex text to make the content more comprehensible for students.
Simplified online dictionary
Larry Ferlazzo, author of the EL Teacher's Toolbox, shares additional EL resources and strategies in his blog.
NY Times offers interesting photographs for conversational practice, inquiry, and writing.