General Resources

This list of online resources includes links to a wide range of sites. Topics include lesson plans, games, worksheets, podcasts, multimedia sites, ESL civics, grammar, interviews, and more.

Arts and ESL for Kids: Restorative Practice Activities

A blog focusing on restorative practice. Created by Dion Zizak, RT's English Language Instructor and Education Coordinator. 

Adolescent Literacy

This article on the website discusses how to motivate reluctant adolescent readers.

Khan Academy

Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos for learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. Topics covered include subjects such as math, science, computer programming, history, art history, economics, and more. 

Typing Club

Learn touch typing online using Typing Club's free typing courses. It includes 650 typing games, typing tests, and videos. Great for youth and adults.

(Membership required but the website allows 10 free problems per subject per day.) K-12 learning experience that provides comprehensive, Common Core standards-aligned content for math, language arts, science, and social studies.

Quizlet and Tinycards

You can use these on a computer, but they work just as well as an app. They are helpful for both adults and youth. You can create flashcards where students can self-study, but initially they would need guidance in the beginning. Tutors could use these resources to reinforce practice during the time they don't see their students. 

Tip Sheets:

Refugee & Immigrant Transitions offers the following Tip Sheets to help you in your work with your student:

Cultural Backgrounders

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