Name of Engagement
ESoL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) Main Street
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.
Involves Students, Involves Faculty, Involves Staff, Involves Participants External to JMU
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