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The National Center for Fair & Open Testing
The National Center for Fair & Open Testing (FairTest) Works to end the misuses and flaws of standardized testing and to ensure that evaluation of students, teachers and schools is fair, open, valid and educationally beneficial.
A great place to find multiple resources for ESL and EFL students, with active forums that have over 60 ESL games and lesson plans available.
The Tower of English is here to help ESL students and teachers quickly find the best places on the Internet to practice real English! You'll find about 300 fun and interesting websites in 34 different categories.
Some good examples from this site are:
Adult Basic and Literacy Education (ABLE) includes Basic Skills Education, GED Preparation, English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), Family Literacy, and Workplace Education. Students come from all walks of life and represent a wide range of ages and cultural backgrounds. Classes are held at various times throughout the day in a variety of locations. People attend ABLE programs to get their GEDs, to improve their basic skills, to get a job or a better job, to go to college, and to help their children or grandchildren with school work.
Also see: http://literacy.kent.edu/
Features more than 66 lesson plans, 45 teaching tips, 230 downloads, 830 discussion topics, and 90 classroom resource picks.