How to Help Language Learners to Cope With Cognitive Stress

BroadyELT

I still remember how overwhelming the beginning times are when surrounded by another language.  This is particularly true for ELs.  What can teachers do to assist kids to have a receptive brain, ready to learn?  Well, breaks are great, especially when kids can retreat in their own space by technology or other native speakers.  Here are more reflections in the “Energy and Calm: Brain Breaks and Focused-Attention Practices” which can be found here:  http://www.edutopia.org/blog/brain-breaks-focused-attention-practices-lori-desautels

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