Name of Engagement

ESoL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) Main Street

Contact Information

Lisa Schick

Contact Details

schicklc@jmu.edu

Description

The "Main Street" web resource is an ESL toolkit for teachers. It features a local map with certain locations highlighted like a bank, a U.S. post office, a school, a library and a place of worship. Upon clicking each location, more information appears regarding that specific location. For example, clicking on the "bank" location brings up information about how to write a check, currency and coins and words to know.

Web Presence

https://www.jmu.edu/esol/index2.htm

Involvement

Involves Students, Involves Faculty, Involves Staff, Involves Participants External to JMU

Scope

Hburg/Local/VA

Frequency

Ongoing (Currently in existence, year round)

Community Partner Name

The Main Street project is a partnership of the Virginia Department of Education, James Madison University and the Workforce Improvement Network.

Areas of Engagement

Community Engagement, Engaged Learning

Format

Program

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