Help! Kits

Help! They Don't Speak English Starter Kits

children in a huddle, viewed from inside the huddle Resource guides to help busy teachers with practical, research-based advice on teaching, evaluating, and nurturing limited English proficient students.


Follow the links below for guides designed for different grade levels free to download in Adobe's Portable Document Format (*.pdf). To open and read the files you will need the Adobe Reader available as a free download from Adobe.

If you are an educator employed by a school district working with English Learner (EL) students and you are unable to download the Help! Kits, call to request a free copy at 800-451-8058 or email ESCORT with your complete address and contact information at

College students and others taking courses in EL are welcome to download the Help! Kit(s) to print or to use directly from their computers.