Discover ways to optimize instruction to address the needs of students who are learning English.
- An inclusive framework for finding gifted and talented students can ensure that English language learners don’t slip through the cracks.
- We interviewed educators with decades of experience in teaching ELLs and tapped a network of experts and observers to find the strategies that work.
- Simple strategies—like providing visual cues—that teachers can use to help English learners improve their understanding in any class.
- Every teacher has faced the struggle of encouraging students to speak. Here's a list of a fun activities to get your students to talking.
- In an excerpt from his book with fellow teacher Katie Hull Sypnieski, blogger Larry Ferlazzo looks at a few basic ways to reach students who are learning English as well as the subject at hand.
- How can teachers prepare for diverse classrooms? There isn't a definitive answer, but there is a wealth of resources online. Discover some helpful links for teachers.
- A teacher seeks out the best approaches to teaching English to non-native speakers, the fastest growing student population in the U.S.
- Ideas for developing students’ capacity to understand and use discipline-specific terminology and the language used in instruction.
- Instead of seeing English language learners as a costly challenge, districts are increasingly recognizing the assets they bring to their schools.
- When students see themselves reflected in their teachers, it shows them that they too can succeed.
- Being an English-language learner in the United States is no honeymoon. Efforts to support ELLs have often been well meaning but misinformed. Indeed, a lot of assumptions about how to serve ELLs need to be checked. In this article, UC Berkeley experts Margaret Bridge and Bruce Fuller offer three examples of these faulty assumptions.
- Students learn better when they first access what they already know—and this plays a big role in improving English language learners’ academic literacy.
- Some dos and don’ts to help language specialists build strong relationships with content teachers who teach English learners.
- From literacy instruction to arts and technology integration, explore strategies for engaging English-language learners.
- A group of educators has developed an instructional model to support English language learners with special needs.