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Diccionario de la Real Academia Española This is the OED equivalent for Spanish. You link to the dictionary from the Academy's main site, which also offers an online verb conjugator and additional tools for advanced language users.
Diccionarios Online Aymara-Castellano and Quechua-Castellano
The Dictionary Page - Romance Languages


Ethnologue Includes extensive bibliography and computer resources for linguists.
GEDLC - Grupo de Estructuras de Datos y Lingüística Computacional Universidad de Gran Canaria, Spain. Presents research conducted by this group and provides access to free online morphological processor.
Lexicon of Linguistics
The Linguist List  Eastern Michigan University and Wayne State University.  Large online resource for general linguistics.
Spanish Phonetics Page University of Iowa Phonetics Flash Animation Project.


American Association for Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP) Extensive, high quality teaching resources.
American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Includes complete ACTFL guidelines for assessing language proficiency.
Archive of Syllabi on Foreign Language Teaching Syllabi of courses given in departments of Education/Curriculum and Instruction on FORL teaching, primarily for K-12 students.
Center for Advanced Language Proficiency Education and Research (CALPER) Pennsylvania State University.
Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition (CARLA) University of Minnesota.
Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL) Washington DC. See also their assessment tools.
Center for Language Education and Research (CLEAR) Michigan State University.
Language Acquisition Resource Center (LARC) San Diego State University.
Language Learning and Technology Refereed online journal for second and foreign language educators.
National Board for Professional Teaching Standards
National Capital Language Resource Center George Washington University and Georgetown University.
National Research Center for the Gifted and Talented University of Connecticut. Headed by Joseph Renzulli. Extensive archive of resources and information, including resources for Spanish-speaking students.
PRAXIS Examinations for Louisiana - General Information These are the examinations used for primary and secondary teacher certification.
PRAXIS Examination in Spanish - Sample Questions
University of Oregon Teaching Effectiveness Program An excellent set of resources on teaching in general, including distance learning, teaching with technology, and a variety of other topics. Also has good links to related resources at other institutions.

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