Early Childhood Learning and Knowledge Center—Dual Language Learners offers information and resources for the Head Start and Early Head Start communities as well as for anyone involved in early childhood education. The site includes information about dual language learners and disabilities, development, health, family and community partnerships, professional development for teachers and staff, and more. Note: While this site is not available in Spanish, it is a useful for teachers working with Spanish language speakers.
Language Castle is a site by Karen Nemeth, author of Many Languages, One Classroom: Teaching Dual and English Language Learners. It provides information for preschool educators, including teaching tips and Nemeth’s blog on issues related to educating dual language learners.
The National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition and Language Instruction Educational Programs site presents a broad range of research and resources to support an inclusive approach to high-quality education for dual language learners. Search for “early years” or “preschool” for resources relevant for teaching young children.
TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, Inc.) provides information on teaching English to speaker of other languages, including English proficiency standards for children in grades prekindergarten through 12.