VIDEOSThe following links are provided as shortcut to a wide range of educational videos to support English learner and biliteracy instruction. CABE does not specifically endorse any of these resources, but invites educators to consider their needs, resources, and audiences when reviewing these videos.
SEAL - BILINGUAL/DUAL LANGUAGE EDUCATIONInformation for decision-makers and the public about the benefits and research behind bilingual and dual language education (9 minutes)
PRACTICING ENGLISH AT HOME—NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY11 websites for adults to practice English at home
ENGLISH CENTRAL10,000 free video clips with subtitles
ESL BASICSTeacher blog with video and podcasts
ESL VIDEOSFree ESL resouces, lessons, and activites for students and teachers
MOVIE SEGMENTS TO ASSESS GRAMMAR GOALSMovie segments and activities to assess or practice grammar
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR ELLL TEACHERS—STANFORD UNIVERSITYResources, video lectures and classroom video examples
REAL ENGLISH® Online video library with interactive web lessons
KEY FEATURES OF SUCCESSFUL DUAL LANGUAGE PROGRAMSFour DL administrators share how they implement research-based practices
LANGUAGES MATTER! By UNESCO on International Mother Language Day
LANGUAGE MATTERSPBS documentary explores at-risk world linguistic heritages and traditional cultures
MOTHER TONGUE-BASED MULTILINGUAL EDUCATION Discusses the effects of limited language fluency on ethnic minorities
SPEAKING IN TONGUES Follows four diverse kids becoming bilingual; includes educator resources
SEAL - BILINGUAL/DUAL LANGUAGE EDUCATION Information for Spanish speaking families about the benefits and research behind bilingual and dual language education (11 minutes/Spanish with English subtitles)
SO THEY MAY SPEAKThree exceptional biliteracy programs reclaiming heritage languages and cultures
IMMERSION: A SHORT FICTION FILMPuts a human face on the debate about the education of English Language Learners.
LEAD WITH LANGUAGESShort video from ACTFL
SEASSONS GREETINGS IN MANY LANGUAGES"Merry Christmas and Happy New Year" spoken in many different languages
YOUR FUTURE: GOING UPA public service announcement of the San Diego County Office of Education
BILINGUAL LEARNING PROJECT, PART 1 THE SCIENCELanguage learning and the developing mind
"BILINGUAL LEARNING PROJECT, PART 2 THE OPTIONSFinding bilingual schools in LA County.
BILINGUAL LEARNING PROJECT, PART 3 THE DILEMMAWhy [some] immigrant families are sitting out bilingual education.
CHINESE LANGUAGE SYNDROMERiverview Elementary and International Academy's Chinese Language Program
ARE WE PREPARED FOR THE JOBS OF THE FUTURE?Slideshow with background music on the role of language in the jobs of the future.
WORLD READINESS STANDARDS OVERVIEWSlideshow with narration on ACTFL World Languages Standards
MYTHS ABOUT BILINGUAL CHILDRENMyths of bilingualism in children
SOBRATO FOUNDATION - SEAL VIDEOS ON BILINGUALISM Incudes links to the following videos: Bilingualism: Through the Eyes of a Student, Bilingualism: Through the Eyes of Families, Bilingualism: An Educator’s Perspective, Call to Action
THE BENEFITS OF BEING BILINGUAL New research on how the bilingual brain can adapt more quickly to change stimuli than the monolingual brain
BILINGUAL CELEBRITIESVideo clips of celebrities speaking languages other than English
THE SEAL OF BILITERACY -- CELEBRATING STUDENTS OF THE 21ST CENTURYVideo by Californians Together on state program to promote bliingualism, bilingual pride and biliteracy for students
SPREADING THE WORDSInterviews of people doing interesting policy, advocacy, and instructional work with dual language learners
A LOOK INSIDE DUAL-LANGUAGE CLASSROOMSExplores the the rise in dual-language programs.
2ND GRADE STUDENT IN SPANISH DUAL LANGUAGE IMMERSION PROGRAMSan Rafael Elementary School's Dual Language Spanish Immersion Program
DUAL LANGUAGE MINI-LITERACY LESSONTeacher modeling Spanish reading lesson in a 1st grade dual language program
MANDARIN DUAL LANGUAGE IMMERSION PROGRAM Pasadena Unified School District, Mandarin Dual Language Immersion Program at Field Elementary
THE DUAL LANGUAGE IMMERSION PARENT-STUDENT-TEACHER CONFERENCE MODELUtah State Office of Education's Dual Language Immersion on parent-student-teacher conference model for DL programs
READY BABY VIDEOSVideos in English and Spanish for Parents and Toddlers