ESOL

ESOL News

Luxmanor ES welcomes students and their families from all over the world and appreciates their contribution to our learning community.  We are pleased to see so many of our Luxmanor friends and families again this year and are fortunate to welcome new friends and families!  We are looking forward to a wonderful year working with your children!

Please feel free to contact your child's ESOL teacher via email (click the teacher name below) with questions or concerns.

Ms. Bennett

Ms. Aruta

Ms. Corrado

Ms. Yau

Continuity of Learning

Please use the chart below to access online classrooms for the following teachers:

Mrs. Aruta Mrs. Bennett Ms. Yau
Grade 1

Kindergarten

Grade 5

Grade 2

Grade 3

ESOL Information At a Glance

WIDA and ACCESS Information:  (ACCESS testing January-February!)

For information regarding ACCESS for ELs  (the statewide annual assessment for  ESOL students in early January each year) and WIDA please refer to the WIDA website.  

ESOL in MCPS:

Please refer to the MCPS website and to our ESOL webpage for more information about our program.

Important ESOL Terms:

ESOL -English for Speakers of Other Languages

EL -English Learner

EL Plan - The accommodations document for ELs in the ESOL program.  It is required for all levels of ESOL proficiency.

Instructional Learning Sites

Colorin Colorado    

This is a bilingual site that provides information, tips, and activities!

International Children's Digital Library

Multilingual Children's Association   

This website has interesting articles and resources for parents of multilingual families. 

Starfall   

This interactive site with electronic books and activities will help your child learn the alphabet and letter sounds.

App for phones:  Microsoft Translator

Contact

Mrs. Carol Aruta | Mrs. Katherine Bennett | Mrs. Julie Corrado | Ms. Jennifer Yau