These materials and resources are designed for use in migrant education. This page is also designed to support Juntos, a student organization that works with migrant farmworkers in our community
This handout covers basic ESL teaching strategies, and has been used at the Juntos retreats: (also see older handout from Fall 2009). Also see links below to more resources and activities for ESL teaching.
Basic English curriculum for Vermont Farmworkers
This “Welcome to Vermont” curriculum (links below) was created by Prof. Kathryn Kramer and her student RA, Sarah Ashby:
|Lessons, Appendices, and Student Workbook|
|Teacher’s Guide designed specifically for Middlebury teachers/tutors|
Basic English- Independent Study
These podcasts and accompanying materials were created for a newcomer program in Burlington School District, but are also useful for listening practice for other students.
Also see this list of phone-friendly apps and websites for independent study.
Drivers Ed Materials:
This Google drive folder has materials created by students in my Intro to TESOL courses, including – bilingual (Spanish-English) resources created by Mark Balderston, Jun Chen, and Renn Mulloy (Fall 2013) and podcasts and listening guides created by Kayla Bauhaus, Sander Mora, and Jake Ness (Winter 2016).
Other Online Resources
|Online Lesson Plans||Links|
|Shawna’s favorite for Conversational English: ESL Talk Time||View Site|
|English Lesson Plans for ESL||View Site|
|Beginning ESL Lessons||View Site|
Favorite Online Activities
|Intermediate Board Games||View Site|
|Elllo (listening activites with quizzes and transcripts)||View Site|
|Puzzle Maker||View Site|
|Manythings Games||View Site|
|About’s ESL Page||View Site|
|ESL Flashcards||View Site|
|ESL Teaching ideas||View Site|
|Collection of resources for grammar, vocabulary, reading/writing, etc.||View Site|
|ESL Cafe||View Site|