A list of videos illustrating the foundational principles for working with ELLs

http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/graduates/shorts.html - short films about Latino students

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VXi4b_bCcWY - A young immigrant's story

http://vimeo.com/6982817 - Newcomer High School ESL Lesson on irony

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lVGbz4EqyGs - 3rd grade SIOP lesson

Portrait of a Multilingual 4th Grade Classroom - A snapshot of a highly effective 4th grade teacher who has built a strong community of learning, engagement, and support for multilingual students.

ELLs talking in partners about a text - Depicts middle and elementary classrooms with students discussing texts in pairs. Includes teacher commentary.

Parent-Teacher Conferences - Explains parent-teacher conferences to immigrant parents

A World Unknown: Immigrant Parent Experiences with the School System - Interviews with immigrant parents explaining their experience with the Canadian school system.

Beacon Hill - Portrays how a culturally diverse Seattle school has created strong parent/community involvement

New Immigrants Share Their Stories - Reports on a collaboration between ELLs and non-ELLs in NYC.

Classroom Discussion - Think. Pair. Share - Shows a high school teacher asking students to write a response before sharing their ideas with a partner

Classroom Observations - Classroom clips from a variety of subjects and grades in British schools

Less-Commonly Taught Languages - Classroom clips of teachers teaching in another language

Uncommon Schools - A series of videos showing teachers modeling strategies advocated by Doug Lemov

Attention Getting Techniques - Video clips from elementary and secondary classrooms showing how teachers get students' attention

Teaching Channel - A large, well-organized collection of teaching videos; a number of videos illustrate the Common Core in practice

Best Practices for ELLs - A collection of videos designed for professional development purposes

Teaching a Complex Text to ELLs - Video of an ELL kindergarten classroom

Stanford CLAD ELL Modules

ELA for ELL - Teaching Channel series of six videos depicting how middle-school ELLs are supported in engaging with complex texts

Before-During-After Questions with Texts - Elementary teacher demonstrates

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I5VkBFQWhlE - The story of a New York teacher's curriculum unit about refugees

http://gopublicproject.org/50-films/ - Day in the Life of an American School District

https://vimeo.com/99825098 - Scaffolding Literacy Instruction for English Learners

https://vimeo.com/channels/corepractices/117019945 - Reading and Thinking Like Scientists

https://vimeo.com/channels/corepractices/videos - Collection of videos showing common core strategies

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vt4Dfa4fOEY - How English sounds to non-English speakers

https://www.youtube.com/user/CambridgeUPELT/videos - A collection of teaching tips and strategies based on Cambridge Press materials

http://www.learnalberta.ca/content/eslapb/index.html - Includes videos of ELLs at different levels speaking

http://www.georgetowncollege.edu/ccrp/video-library/ - Videos of culturally responsive pedagogies in classrooms (from Georgetown)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xNmf-G81Irs - Breaking the language barrier (a teen polyglot discusses language learning)

http://wordpress.oise.utoronto.ca/diversityinteaching/projects/esl-infusion-series/ - A professional development series from Canada (contains a full curriculum)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ik5eAiDAEHQ&list=PLmM2hHFoU-8Fg_lTQFW6GQtItMOQwZN-I&index=50 - theater for ELLs

ELL Case Studies


Academic Language Support in the Classroom