Websites for Parents

Information for parents about the North Carolina public education system

The Chapel Hill-Orange County Visitors' Bureau

Websites for Children

BBC Dance Mat Typing
ESL Kids Stuff: ESOL flashcards, worksheets, crafts and games for children

4ESL: Activities for ESOL students

Fact Monster: Free reference site for students, teachers, and parents. Get homework help and find facts on thousands of subjects. http://www.factmonster.com/

FreeRice: Knowledge game with questions about English vocabulary and grammar, math, foreign languages, art, geography and chemistry. For each correct answer,  they donate 20 grains of rice to the United Nations World Food Progam. 

FunBrain: Word and math games

The Idiom Connection: Idioms defined with example sentences. http://www.idiomconnection.com/

Interesting Things for ESL Students: 

Puzzlemaker: Make your own vocabulary puzzles, including crosswords, word searches, hidden messages, cryptograms and mazes

Starfall: Reading comprehension and phonics

U.S. geography: Games and quizzes to practice identifying the states of the U.S. on a map

Websites for English Language Learners (ELLs)


ESL Dictionary: Includes pronunciations you can hear and definitions that are easy to understand
 
USA Learns: Free English language training for adults, provided by the U.S. Department of Education. Includes both beginner and intermediate-level modules.
Dave's ESL Café: A resource for people who are learning English

Vocabulary Games and Resources