Writing technology tools and resources appropriate for elementary level EL students at different proficiency levels

Signature Assignment: EL Resources Binder [due Mon]
Assignment Content
Create an online binder of English learner (EL) resources using LiveBinders. This binder will serve as a “living” resource manual for you to reference and use in your current or future classroom. The materials you incorporate in this online binder can be updated with additional materials and information as time passes to keep it current and relevant.

Review the Create/Edit a Binder Tutorial from LiveBinders to familiarize yourself with how to create an online binder.

Create a free account with LiveBinders before starting your online binder.

Refer to the grading rubric for details on assignment expectations.

Part 1 – EL Reading Resources
Create an “EL Reading Resources” tab in your online binder. Resources may include web links, media tools, articles, video links, graphics, etc. Provide brief descriptions of each of your resources and how they can be used to support English learners. Consider incorporating resources geared toward multiple elementary content areas such as math, science, social studies, etc.
Include the following on your EL Reading Resources page:
Reading foundational and comprehension skills for elementary level EL students
Reading instructional strategies for elementary level EL students
Reading technology tools and resources appropriate for elementary EL students at different proficiency levels
Grouping techniques and cooperative learning strategies conducive to elementary grade levels
Part 2 – EL Writing Resources
Create an “EL Writing Resources” tab in your online binder. Resources may include web links, media tools, articles, video links, graphics, etc. Provide brief descriptions of each of your resources and how they can be used to support English learners. Consider incorporating resources geared toward multiple elementary content areas such as math, science, social studies, etc.
Include the following on your EL Writing Resources page:
Writing skills for elementary level EL students
Writing instructional strategies that help elementary level EL students develop written language complexity
Writing technology tools and resources appropriate for elementary level EL students at different proficiency levels
Strategies for providing comprehensible input, feedback, building background, and student engagement
Part 3 – EL Listening and Speaking Resources
Create an “EL Listening and Speaking Resources” tab in your online binder. Resources may include web links, media tools, articles, video links, graphics, etc. Provide brief descriptions of each of your resources and how they can be used to support English learners. Consider incorporating resources geared toward multiple elementary content areas such as math, science, social studies, etc.
Include the following on your EL Listening and Speaking Resources page:
Listening and speaking skills for elementary level EL students
Listening and speaking instructional strategies that help elementary level EL students engage in academic discourse
Listening and speaking technology tools and resources appropriate for elementary level EL students at different proficiency levels
Part 4 – EL Grammar and Vocabulary Resources
Create an “EL Grammar and Vocabulary Resources” tab in your online binder. Resources may include web links, media tools, articles, video links, graphics, etc. Provide brief descriptions of each of your resources and how they can be used to support English learners. Consider incorporating resources geared toward multiple elementary content areas such as math, science, social studies, etc.
Include the following on your EL Grammar and Vocabulary Resources page:
Grammatical and word study skills for elementary level EL students
Grammatical instructional strategies that help elementary level EL students apply their knowledge of syntax to create and understand communication in various contexts
Vocabulary instructional strategies to help elementary level EL students utilize academic vocabulary in multiple contexts
Grammatical and word study technology tools and resources appropriate for elementary level EL students at different proficiency levels
Provide your instructor with a link to your completed online binder.

Note: Set your binder settings to public so your instructor may access it.

Include APA-formatted citations and a references page.

Submit your assignment.