Reading Rockets–NEA Guide

Supporting English Language Learners Through COVID-19: Resources for Educators

How can families and educators address the impacts of school closures and the other ways the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting English language learners? What kinds of support might be helpful during the coming school year?

ELL and COVID-19 resources

This updated resource section from Colorín Colorado includes information on:

  • distance learning for ELLs
  • communicating and partnering with families
  • social-emotional supports for ELLs and immigrant students.

Social media networks for ELL educators

#ELLChat: Archives from Twitter Chats

A number of Twitter #ELLchat discussions have focused on distance learning. Learn more about #ELLchat from this overview. (You don't need a Twitter account to browse those resources.)

ELL networks

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