EL Teachers may be contacted through email.

Ms. Nguyen:

Mrs. Wade:

We now know that school is going to be closed for the remainder of the school year. We want to give you suggestions for resources that you can use at home to continue learning to listen, speak, read and write in English. Please see the information on this page as optional resources for you to use at home. 

PWCS has provided many resources for the entire county.  Parents: Click on the link below to access OPTIONAL online resources for your children:

Student Online Resources
**These resources are provided to all students and are optional (this means you do not have to do it, but it will help you continue learning while you are not attending school.) 


Featured APP/Websites:

Colorin Colorado
This website has articles and good information about education for parents and families of English Language Learners. At the top of the website, you can click on En Espanol to read it in Spanish. 

Rosetta Stone for Students
To work on English language skills, Rosetta Stone for Students is offering a free three month version for students. Click here to try it out:  Rosetta Stone for Students

Duolingo. Another language learning website. It has listening, speaking, reading and writing lessons. The website is free. There is also an app for phones, IPads, and other devices. 
In addition:

While school is closed, we hope to provide our students with some tools to help them continue making progress with their English language in listening, speaking, reading and writing. Please check back often for updated resources. 

Here are some websites you and your child might enjoy:

Unite for Literacy - This website has books in English and many other languages. It also reads the books aloud.

ESL Games Plus  - This website has vocabulary review games for students can play. 

Turtle Diary - This website has many different educational games for students by grade level, as well as typing games! 

Learning Chocolate - This website has many categories of English vocabulary (with pictures) to explore. It pronounces the words.

International Children's Library - This is the International Children's Digital Library. It has books in many languages and from many countries. 

About The EL Team:  Ms. Nguyen and Mrs. Wade

WELCOME to the 2019-20 school year at Piney Branch Elementary School. There will be lots of learning going on this year. We can't wait to see how much you learn and grow this year!

This year, Ms. Nguyen works with 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grades and Mrs. Wade works with kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, and 5th grades. We work with students who have the advantage of speaking more than one language. It is our job to help them improve their English language proficiency in listening, speaking, reading, and writing. 

We look forward to hearing from our students and their families. Please email us at:

Ms. Nguyen:

Mrs. Wade: