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State Board of Education: State Academic Standards

Pennsylvania Department of Education

Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium (CALICO)

CALL Interest Section of TESOL

European Association for Computer Assisted Language Learning (EUROCALL)

International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language (IATEFL)

International Association for Language Learning Technology (IALLT)


Computer-assisted Language Learning @ Chorus

IALL Journal of Language Learning Technologies

Language Learning & Technology



Recommended Journals

TESOL Quarterly

The Modern Language Journal

Studies in Second Language Acquisition

Language Learning

Foreign Language Annals

Linguistics and Education

Language, Identity and Education

ELT Journal

Language Learning Journal



MLA Draft Guidelines, Evaluating Computer-Related Work in the Modern Languages

Technology-Enhanced Language Learning: Hype or Gold Mine? by David Eastment

Call Software & Downloads

Computer Enhanced Language Instruction Archive (CELIA)

ESL Software Sources California TESOL website

IALL Foreign Language Software Database

Multimedia Database Language Acquisition Resource Center at San Diego State University

Oral Language Archive at Carnegie Mellon Database of digitized sound

Pronunciation Power


TESOL CALL Interest Section Software List

Virtual CALL Library Downloadable software for many languages

Yamada Language Center Font Archive

Interesting Websites

Kent Andersen

Michael Barlow

David Eastment

Deborah Healey

John Higgins

Mark Warschauer

CALL Bibliography by Mike Barlow

CALL Cookbook Class project at Rice University

Computer Assisted Language Learning Discussion Board part of Dave Sperling's Dave's ESL Cafe

ERIC Clearinghouse on Information Technology

(Source: http://studentorgs.utexas.edu/flesa/gsg/gsg.htm)

FLESA (Foreign Language Education Student Association at The University of Texas)

Pi Lambda Theta, International Honors

ACTFL (American Association for Teachers of Foreign Languages)

WLU (Whole Language Umbrella)The Whole Language Umbrella is an NCTE Conference made up of whole language support groups and individual professionals interested in developing and implementing whole language in educational institutions. WLU is based on a view of whole language as a dynamic philosophy of education.

AERA (American Education Research Association)

The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education is a national, voluntary association of colleges and universities with undergraduate or graduate programs to prepare professional educators.

Modern Language Association

ESL/EFL The National Council of Teachers of English The NCTE is devoted to improving the teaching of English and the language arts at all levels of education. Since 1911, NCTE has provided a forum for the profession, an array of opportunities for teachers to continue their professional growth throughout their careers, and a framework for cooperation to deal with issues that affect the teaching of English. NCTE's daughter groups:

Conference on College Composition & Communication

TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages)

  • The American Association of Applied Linguistics
  •  Linguistic Society of America The Linguistic Society of America was founded in 1924 for the advancement of the scientific study of language. An interest in linguistics is the only requirement for membership.



International Reading Association- The International Reading Association seeks to promote high levels of literacy by improving the quality of reading instruction through studying the reading process and teaching techniques; serving as a clearinghouse for the dissemination of reading research through conferences, journals, and other publications; and actively encouraging the lifetime reading habit.

Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE)- AACE is an international, educational, and professional organization dedicated to the advancement of the knowledge, theory, and quality of learning and teaching at all levels with information technology.

The Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium is a professional organization that serves a membership involved in both education and high technology. CALICO has an emphasis on modern language teaching and learning, but reaches out to all areas that employ the languages of the world to instruct and to learn.

International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Promotes appropriate uses of technology to support and improve teaching and learning. Representing more than 40,000 educators, ISTE provides: Curriculum for learning about technology and integrating it into the classroom.

International Association for Language Learning Technology
IALLT is an ACTFL affiliate organization whose members provide leadership in the development, integration, evaluation and management of instructional technology for the teaching and learning of language, literature and culture.

Foreign Languages

National Council of Organizations of Less Commonly Taught Languages (NCOLCTL)

The Norwegian Teachers Association of North America (NorTANA)

American Association of Teachers of Turkic Languages (AATT)

Association of Teachers of Japanese and National Council of Japanese Language Teachers

Chinese Language Teachers Association

American Classical League

American Council of Teachers of Russian

American Association of Teachers of Arabic

American Association of Teachers of French

American Association of Teachers of German

American Association of Teachers of Italian

American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages

American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese

NAPH National Association of Professors of Hebrew

Association of Departments of Foreign Languages

Translation American Translators Association

Bilingual and Multicultural Education

National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE)
The National Association for Bilingual Education is a national membership organization founded to address the educational needs of language-minority students in the U.S. and to advance the language competencies and multicultural understanding of all Americans.

National Association for Multicultural Education (link)

The National Association for Multicultural Education (NAME) was founded to bring together individuals from all academic levels and disciplines and from diverse educational institutions, and other organizations, occupations and communities who had an interest in multicultural education.

REFORMA has actively sought to promote the development of library collections to include Spanish-language and Hispanic oriented materials; the recruitment of more bilingual and bicultural library professionals and support staff; the development of library services and programs which meet the needs of the Hispanic community; the establishment of a national information and support network among individuals who share our goals; the education of the U.S. Hispanic population in regards to the availability and types of library services; and lobbying efforts to preserve existing library resource centers serving the interests of Hispanics.

Texas Association for Bilingual Education
The Texas Association for Bilingual Education (TABE), founded in San Antonio, Texas in 1972, is a state advocacy organization for the rights of language minority children. The TABE network is comprised of local school district and universities student affiliated groups representing all major geographical regions of Texas

National Association for Bilingual Educators

Other Organizations and Sites of Interest

American Society for Training Development

Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)
ASCD is an international, nonprofit, nonpartisan education association committed to the mission of forging covenants in teaching and learning for the success of all learners.

Association of Teacher Educators (ATE)
National, individual membership organization devoted to the improvement of teacher education for both school and campus-based teacher educators.

National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education is a professional accrediting organization for schools, colleges, and departments of education in the United States. They set national professional standards that help to assure quality in the preparation of teachers and other school specialists, and implement the accreditation process to determine which institutions meet the standards.

WorldTeach is a non-profit/non-governmental organization created in 1986 at Harvard University with the mission of improving the quality of education in developing countries. WorldTeach sends volunteers to countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America who request assistance for their English education programs.

Joint National Committee for Languages

National Council for Languages and International Studies

National Association for Self-Instructional Language Programs

National Council of State Supervisors of Foreign Languages

National Network for Early Language Learning

International Language Testing Association (ILTA)

Education Week on the Web (link)
The nation's premiere online educational newspaper of record. Their goal is being the place on the World Wide Web for people interested in education reform, schools, and the policies that guide them.

ERIC Clearinghouse on Languages and Linguistics (link)
Offers a variety of free ESL resources, including answers to frequently asked questions, Digests, Resource Guides Online, a question answering service, and access to the ERIC database, the largest education database in the world.

Office of English Language Programs -- U.S. Department of State (link)
Information about programs, services, and materials produced by the Office of English Language Programs, U.S. Department of State (formerly part of the United States Information Agency USIA). The Office, which has a staff of experienced English teaching professionals, works with press and cultural sections of US Embassies worldwide to assist with EFL/ESL teacher training around the world.

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