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The Difference Between Differentiation And Personalized Learning

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Integrating ELL Students in General Education Classes

Integrating ELL Students in General Education Classes | Teaching English Language Learners in International Schools | Scoop.it
Through a blend of differentiated instruction and formative assessment strategies, ELLs can successfully keep up with their peers in a general education classroom.
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11 Alternatives to "Round Robin" (and "Popcorn") Reading

11 Alternatives to "Round Robin" (and "Popcorn") Reading | Teaching English Language Learners in International Schools | Scoop.it
Rather than intimidating young readers with ancient pedagogy, encourage and empower them with livelier strategies such as partner reading or the manic Crazy Professor Game.
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Got to try #8!

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5 Tips for Avoiding Teacher Burnout

5 Tips for Avoiding Teacher Burnout | Teaching English Language Learners in International Schools | Scoop.it
Edutopia blogger Mary Beth Hertz addresses teacher burnout with suggestions for both educators and administrators. Her tips include an ongoing attitude of professional development, including all stakeholders when things change, and maintaining a personal life.
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Five very good tips!

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Strategies and Resources for Supporting English-Language Learners

Strategies and Resources for Supporting English-Language Learners | Teaching English Language Learners in International Schools | Scoop.it
As the number of English-language learners grows, teachers must focus on the most essential content and most efficient delivery of instruction.
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I love articles like this that not only give a comprehensive list of strategies and websites to support ELLs, but also include the latest research on brain based learning and link it to the strategies.

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Engaging Families In Digital Learning Day

Engaging Families In Digital Learning Day | Teaching English Language Learners in International Schools | Scoop.it
What is Digital Learning Day?This year celebrated on February 5th. It is described on the Digital Learning Day website (www.digitallearningday.org) as a “nationwide celebration of innovative teachers
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Useful tools, resources and recommendations!

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Ideas for English Language Learners | Labeling Photos, Sequencing Passages and More

Ideas for English Language Learners | Labeling Photos, Sequencing Passages and More | Teaching English Language Learners in International Schools | Scoop.it
This installment of our monthly series includes a picture-labeling activity; a sequencing exercise; a video-making challenge; and a rambunctious game called “Messenger and Scribe.”
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Very useful strategies.

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Writing Mini-Lessons

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Great mini-lessons that fit right into the curriculum!

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The Teacher's Guide To Twitter - Edudemic

The Teacher's Guide To Twitter - Edudemic | Teaching English Language Learners in International Schools | Scoop.it
This teacher's guide to Twitter is designed for anyone ready to use the service or already old hat. Whatever your skill level, this should help!
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A very useful guide!

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Collaboration & CoTeaching

Collaboration & CoTeaching | Teaching English Language Learners in International Schools | Scoop.it
Topics, Tips, Tools for CoTeachers & Collaborators (**use small arrows at bottom to view page 2!)
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Excellent ideas here for EAL/ESL teachers.

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A Primer For Mixing Introverts & Extroverts In The Classroom

A Primer For Mixing Introverts & Extroverts In The Classroom | Teaching English Language Learners in International Schools | Scoop.it
A Primer For Mixing Introverts & Extroverts In The Classroom by Christi Wilson There has been a tremendous amount of research on the biological differences in how the brain works. Within these studies, researchers have...
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Some very helpful strategies for those English Language Learners who are hesitant to take risks for fear of making mistakes.

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25 Reading Strategies That Work In Every Content Area

25 Reading Strategies That Work In Every Content Area | Teaching English Language Learners in International Schools | Scoop.it
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25 Tips To Reduce Teacher Burnout

25 Tips To Reduce Teacher Burnout | Teaching English Language Learners in International Schools | Scoop.it
25 Tips To Reduce Teacher Burnout
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I like #9....In my book it's called taking a mental health day.

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Learning Theories: Jerome Bruner On The Scaffolding Of Learning -

Learning Theories: Jerome Bruner On The Scaffolding Of Learning - | Teaching English Language Learners in International Schools | Scoop.it
Learning Theories: Jerome Bruner On The Scaffolding Of Learning by Steve Wheeler, Associate Professor, Plymouth Institute of Education In this post, we explore the work of Jerome Bruner on scaffolding of learning. This is a simplified...
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I like his idea of viewing scaffolding as reducing the number of variables in students' learning so that they can focus on only a few of the skills and knowledge required. Very relevant for English Language Learners. 

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Excellent Chart Featuring 6 Reading Comprehension Strategies ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Excellent Chart Featuring 6 Reading Comprehension Strategies ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Teaching English Language Learners in International Schools | Scoop.it
November 25, 2014
Here is a great resource on reading comprehension strategies I came across today in my Google Plus feeds. This is basically a chart created by the folks in Scholastic and is...

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Oral Language Development and ELLs: 5 Challenges and Solutions | ELL Topics from A-Z | Colorín Colorado

In this article written for Colorín Colorado, Dr. Lindsey Moses Guccione shares five key challenges related to the oral language development of ELLs, as well as tips for addressing each of the challenges.
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Addressing the issues I face everyday in my teaching practise!

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8 Strategies for Teaching Academic Language

8 Strategies for Teaching Academic Language | Teaching English Language Learners in International Schools | Scoop.it
"Change your language and you change your thoughts." -- Karl Albrecht

Understanding Academic Language

Academic language is a meta-language that helps learners acquire the 50,000 words that they are
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Strategies illustrated with very useful examples !

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When Class Size Matters: A Tale Of Two Teaching Styles

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When Class Size Matters: A Tale Of Two Teaching Styles
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Class Size matters if we belive in inquiry based learning that allows students to choose personalized learning projects.

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Defining Differentiated Instruction

Defining Differentiated Instruction | Teaching English Language Learners in International Schools | Scoop.it
When I lesson plan with teachers, out of earshot from their fellow teachers and their principals, I can't tell you how often I'm asked, "what exactly does it look like?
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"Equal education is not all students getting the same, but all students getting what they need."

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Be Friends with Failure | Doodle Alley

Be Friends with Failure | Doodle Alley | Teaching English Language Learners in International Schools | Scoop.it
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great strategies and resources on this website for building vocabulary

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English Language Support programmes in international schools

English Language Support programmes in international schools | Teaching English Language Learners in International Schools | Scoop.it
After reading Edna’s thought-provoking article about a language inquiry I started thinking about the complexity involved in setting up English language support programmes in international schools. ...
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A very comprehensive and insightful post about teaching ELLs in International schools.

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50 Incredibly Useful Links For Learning & Teaching The English Language -

50 Incredibly Useful Links For Learning & Teaching The English Language - | Teaching English Language Learners in International Schools | Scoop.it
Teaching a new language to non-native speakers may be one of the most challenging educational jobs out there, so ELL teachers can use all of the help they can get! Thankfully, many excellent resources for...
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Lots of great resources here!

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