Here is a link to a great list of ideas to use with second language learners.
Twenty-Five Quick Tips for Classroom Teachers
Thank you to:
for sending this list my way. She also shared a great email signature which I added to the list of email signature tips on the side bar.
ELL Tip: ELs who have IEPs need MORE scaffolding, modeling, guided instruction, direct instruction, language structures, questioning (checking for understanding), prompts/clues/signals, frontloading, and building of background knowledge.
She pulled this from an ELL/SpEd/RTI course given by Dr. Julie Esparza Brown @ PSU this summer.
What's an IEP? 😐
an IEP is an Individual Educational Program.
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I am a new ESL instructor. I just want to thank you for posting this information. I find lists like this very helpful because the are both general and specific. I was wondering if your students blog and if so would you offer advice on ways to use blogging in the classroom?
My students don't blog…yet!
What a great way for them to work on their writing.
Are your students blogging? Let us know what they are doing!