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English Language Learners

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Five Tips for Building ELLs’ Academic Vocabulary: A teaching blog post on how to build your English Language Learner's academic, or content area, vocabulary in your classroom.  These tips work for ELLs of all levels, from beginning to advanced English acquisition. Teaching ESL, ELL Resources for Science, Social Studies and more.

As you have probably noticed with your ELLs, there is quite a difference in an ELLs' conversational vocabulary compared to their academic vocabulary. According to Jim Cummins (1984), BICS (Basic Interpersonal Communication Skills) refers to

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“Monthly I give 👩‍🏫👨‍🏫 a “Language Lens” (tips & strategies) that are beneficial to ELs (every student actually 😉). Today I saw one of my 👨‍🏫 has them posted at the back of his classroom! @TanELLclassroom @ValentinaESL #ELL #CoTeach #Collaborate #LiftOthersUp #NoMoreLowExpectations”

If you have newcomer or port of entry ESL, EFL, ESOL students and are wondering where to start, start here! This outline was compiled over the course of two school years, while I was teaching newcomers from 1st to 7th grades, none of whom had ever been to school before.

Description If you have newcomer or port of entry ESL, EFL, ESOL students and are wondering where to start, start here! This outline was compiled over the course of two school years, while I was teaching newcomers from 1st to 7th grades, none of whom had ever been to school before. I have lots of resources for newcomers in my store- click here to take a look around! Need more information about teaching newcomers? Check out my blog post all about this: Newcomer ESL Curriculum Outline…

Wida Can Do Descriptors How to make skills achievable for your English Language Learners. Great article to read if you teach ESL. #eslclassroom #englishlanguagelearners

We have all heard a student, or two, or ten say the dreaded sentence “I can’t do this!”. It is a hard sentence to hear and even harder sentence to process because we as teachers

Weekly ESL Activities for beginning and intermediate English language learners that don't require planning time! Your ESL instruction will be fun, engaging and effective at building language. #eslteaching #esl #eslactivities #esllessonplans #eslclassroom

Weekly ESL Activities for beginning and intermediate English language learners that don't require planning time! Your ESL instruction will be fun, engaging and effective at building language. #eslteaching #esl #eslactivities #esllessonplans #eslclassroom

A Must-Have Guide to Culturally Responsive Teaching | Cult of Pedagogy

Instead of focusing on the deficits of English language learners, what if we held up their cultures, languages, unique skills, and life experiences as assets?

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