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Top Apps for English Language Learners (ELL)

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The National Center for Education Statistics reports more than 11 million school-age children in the U.S. are English Language Learners, and for these children to do well in school, it is crucial that they learn English as quickly and as well as possible. Mobile technology can be a powerful motivator for these students, facilitating development of skills in vocabulary, grammar, writing, and more. Join Susan Brooks-Young as she shares a variety of apps that your ELL students can use to master English.


Status: Available On-Demand
Subject: General
Last aired on: Thursday, May 29, 2014 @ 2:00 PM EDT
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: ESL/ELL, Mobile Learning Intermediate , Reading & Writing, Response to Intervention (RTI)
Tags: apps, DOL1110, ELL, English as a Second Language, ESL, ESOL, Language Learners, mobile learning

Reviews (20)

Full Member
Very useful. Could be used across all curriculum.
Basic Member
Very useful resources.
Full Member
Thank you for the resources!
Basic Member
These are great apps...if you can justify the cost to administration. There are good free alternatives for getting the same kind of activities on the computer.
Full Member
Great practical ideas.
Basic Member
Very good resources for ELL students.
Basic Member
great review of apps for ells...will definitely use in my classroom
Basic Member
Thank you for including iPad and Android apps. Makes it more accessible to students that may not have iPads.
Full Member
Very sensible tips based on reaching english language learners.
Full Member
Very simple apps to use with your students and some great ideas!
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