Bilingual Teacher Resources

The Bilingual Department actively supports teachers and staff working with ELL students.

Please see the Contents panel to find detailed information pertaining to:

Curriculum Resources

English Proficiency and Core Content Standards (MDE)

This resource is intended to assist teachers with concepts and methodology designed to help ELLs learn at specific English proficiency levels. Implementation of this methodology allows teachers to differentiate instruction so students can meet the required common core, grade level, and content area expectations.
External LinkEnglish Proficency and Core Content Standards

Second Language Acquisition

This resource provides a brief overview of the stages students travel through to acquire a second language. It will assist teachers in identifying the stage in which a student resides and assist teachers in creating appropriate lessons.
PDF DocumentSecond Language Acquisition


Country Profiles and Cultural Information

Resources to educate district staff on bilingual students’ heritage and countries of origin.

External LinkCultural Orientation Resource Center