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A Base for English Word Games
Your place for many useful and unique educational word games for kids, esl students and adults. All in English and Japanese. Making Education Just a Little Fun ! !

The ultimate resource in word games provides students with a challenge in many languages!







History of the Americas
(In Spanish and English) History of the Americas is part of the CyberSchool program, and it offers students the opportunity to study the history of the Western Hemisphere entirely over the Internet.

Women of NASA
(In Spanish and English) The Women of NASA resource was developed to encourage more young women to pursue careers in math, science, and technology.

Paso Partners - Integrating Mathematics, Science and Language
The resource is designed to help elementary school teachers organize their classrooms and instructional activities in order to increase achievement of Hispanic primary-grade children whose first language is not English.

Political Database of the Americas
This multilingual site (English, Spanish, French, Portuguese) contains primary resource material for the governments of the Western Hemisphere: Constitutions, Electoral Systems, Civil Society, Political Parties, Executive Institutions, Legislative Institutions, and Judicial Institutions.

Information SuperHighway in Chinese
The "Information Superhighway in Chinese" project was developed by Fan Fang and students at Horace Mann Academic Middle School, San Francisco, USA in 1994. The goal is to enable Chinese Bilingual students to use Chinese language on the Internet.

Chief Leschi School
This bi-Lingual program is designed to enhance both English and the Southern Puget Salish languages. In qualifying for the program all students are evaluated, with many identified as having low English skills.

Aha Punana Leo
The Hawaiian language is the language of all levels of schooling (preschool through grade 12) conducted by the Aha Pnana Leo. The teaching in Hawaiian, with English taught as a second language, has produced academic results above the norm for Native Hawaiian students as well as language and culture revitalization.




The Bilingual Education Debate: Part I

The Bilingual Education Debate: Part II
In the heated controversy over bilingual education, the most determined opponents and proponents agree on one vital point: The ultimate goal of any approach is for students to become proficient in the English language.


Clearinghouse for Multicultural/Bilingual Education
The purpose of this website is to provide educators, from pre-kindergarten to higher education, with commercial and non-commercial sources for multicultural and bilingual/ESL information, materials, and resources.

National Clearinghouse for Bilingual Education
The National Clearinghouse for Bilingual Education (NCBE) provides information for individuals working in "foreign language programs, English as a Second Language programs, Head Start, Title I, Migrant Education, or Adult Education" programs.

Bilingual Education - Education Week Topic
This Education Week Article discusses bilingual education methods and summarizes the debate surrounding this topic. Links to several related articles from the archives are also provided.

Schools on the Web
In this section of their Website, NCBE provides links to school Web sites that share information, ideas, and resources related to the education of culturally and linguistically diverse students and that display these students' work.

Center for Applied Linguistics
This site provides descriptions of several CAL sponsored projects in Bilingual Education.

Center for the Study of Books in Spanish
Under Recommended Books, users can query access their database of more than 5000 recommended books in Spanish for children and adolescents published around the world.

Model Strategies in Bilingual Development
A professional development report provided by U.S. Department of Education Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Language Affairs