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Edmonds School District

Support Resources

Support Resources:

The following websites offer more information for parents and others interested in English Language Learner services.

OSPI Transitional Bilingual Instructional Program Overview

This website offers all information about the State of Washington’s English language Learner programs. 

Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol (SIOP)

The Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol is a research-based and validated instructional model that has proven effective in addressing the academic needs of English Learners. It consists of eight interrelated components and an observation protocol for coaching and support.

NTC Project GLAD - Orange County Department of Education
Guided Language Acquisition Design, often referred to as GLAD, is a model of professional development which strengthens teachers' design and delivery of standards-based instruction, supported by language acquisition and academic comprehension strategies.

Colorin Colorado

This is a bilingual site for families and educators working with English Language Learners. The focus of the site is on developing reading skills. Un sitio bilingüe para familias y maestros para ayudar a los niños a leer. - Colorin Colorado site for helping students read (Español)

USA Learns-

U.S.A Learns is a free site for adults to learn English and prepare for US Citizenship