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Finally: U.S. Departments of Education and Justice Release Joint Guidance to Ensure English Learner Students Have Equal Access to High-Quality Education
Meant to post this a while ago…pretty sure I didn’t at least. Enjoy!
From a classmate..tips for communicating in the ELL classroom
Here is a condensed version of tips to help teachers who have ELL students. These tips come from the book, Standards-Based Instruction and Assessment for English Language Learners.
- Restate complex sentences as smaller and simpler sentences
- No idioms
- Pause more
- Explain key vocab
- Use objects / visuals
- Graphic organizers / guided notes
- Time for discussion should be allowed to clarify