Have you ever given students a worksheet to guide them through an online assignment? Have students ever lost such a worksheet between the classroom and the computer lab or the classroom and home? Is your computer ...
The first phase of a four-year study found that English-learners in Project GLAD classrooms performed better on reading comprehension, vocabulary, and some writing tasks than their peers whose teachers did not use the instructional approach.
Like all teachers I have found that the right visual aids can make all the difference between students understanding a term or walking away shaking their heads. This pattern is carries over to learning new vocabulary words and or seeing the connections between similar words. Here are five visual dictionaries and thesauri that can help your students learn new vocabulary words.
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When you’re talking about learning a language in the U.S., you’re generally talking about ESL which refers to “English as a second language” or the study or use of English by speakers with different native languages.
Language experts based at Stanford University are expanding their offerings of free courses for educators looking for resources on supporting English-language learners in the move to more rigorous academic standards.