English Language Learners
Discover ways to optimize instruction to address the needs of students who are learning English.
- Professional development built around learning stations can give teachers an idea of what school is like for these students.278
- Consistent interaction with fellow students who know what it’s like to learn a new language can offer multilingual learners essential support.
- When students pretend they’re at a fancy party making small talk, a simple brainstorm for writing ideas becomes more lively, more cooperative—and more effective.9.5k
- We interviewed educators with decades of experience in teaching ELLs and tapped a network of experts and observers to find the strategies that work.49.3k
- We visited a classroom in Denmark to see how a playful learning philosophy can put students at ease and make language learning joyful and engaging.653
- Five ways teachers can celebrate and extend the linguistic expertise of young students who speak two or more languages.10.2k
- With a simple discussion activity that gets every learner in the class speaking and listening, teachers can help students boost conversation skills—and develop their opinions.271
- Teachers of any subject can use these tips to help English language learners be more engaged and at ease in class.4.8k
- Although schools have been prioritizing discrete skills in reading instruction for years, education writer Natalie Wexler says building rich background knowledge could lead to more successful readers.362
- When social and emotional learning is integrated into language arts, elementary students gain a deeper understanding of concepts like empathy and self-awareness. And they’re more engaged in reading and writing, to boot.344
- 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.16.2k