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10 Team-Building Games That Promote Critical Thinking

10 Team-Building Games That Promote Critical Thinking | Teaching English Language Learners in International Schools | Scoop.it
One of education’s primary goals is to groom the next generation of little humans to succeed in the “real world.” Yes, there are mounds of curricula they must master in a wide breadth of subjects,...

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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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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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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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50 Popular iPad Apps For Struggling Readers & Writers

50 Popular iPad Apps For Struggling Readers & Writers | Teaching English Language Learners in International Schools | Scoop.it
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11 Tips on Teaching Common Core Critical Vocabulary

11 Tips on Teaching Common Core Critical Vocabulary | Teaching English Language Learners in International Schools | Scoop.it
Teaching vocabulary within the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) is an essential component of standards-based curriculum alignment. Making the critical words second nature to our students will enhan
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Great suggestions that should help all the students in the classroom, not just the ELLs.

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10 Team-Building Games That Promote Critical Thinking

10 Team-Building Games That Promote Critical Thinking | Teaching English Language Learners in International Schools | Scoop.it
One of education’s primary goals is to groom the next generation of little humans to succeed in the “real world.” Yes, there are mounds of curricula they must master in a wide breadth of subjects,...

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Math, Reading Comprehension, Themes, Lesson Plans, and Printable Worksheets

Math, Reading Comprehension, Themes, Lesson Plans, and Printable Worksheets | Teaching English Language Learners in International Schools | Scoop.it

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Writing activities and reading comprehension: What's the link? - School Leadership 2.0

Writing activities and reading comprehension: What's the link? - School Leadership 2.0 | Teaching English Language Learners in International Schools | Scoop.it
Writing activities and reading comprehension: What's the link?This article in Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal presents a meta-analysis on the…

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the article was in some ways engaging with the study that he did, but there was not enough evidence. I would like to be more specific and detail on his conclusion because it did not seemed relevant to me. In the other side the conclusion was interesting because he compared and gave his own opinion about the research he did. 

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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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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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Writing Mini-Lessons

Writing Mini-Lessons | Teaching English Language Learners in International Schools | Scoop.it
Joomla! - the dynamic portal engine and content management system
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The Best Education Blogs For 2014: One List

The Best Education Blogs For 2014: One List | Teaching English Language Learners in International Schools | Scoop.it
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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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10 Things Your Students Need From You

10 Things Your Students Need From You | Teaching English Language Learners in International Schools | Scoop.it
10 Things Your Students Need From You
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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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A Primer For Mixing Introverts & Extroverts In The Classroom

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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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Word Sense

Word Sense | Teaching English Language Learners in International Schools | Scoop.it
Word Sense is a dictionary, thesaurus, and valuable tool for matching thoughts to words. Explore word meanings and relationships.
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The factors that influence the acquisition of a second language

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For mainstream teachers of ESL students, on the topic: The factors that influence the acquisition of a second language.
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Why do some students learn a second language faster than others?

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ESL-Library.com (For English Teachers around the world.)

ESL-Library.com  (For English Teachers around the world.) | Teaching English Language Learners in International Schools | Scoop.it
ESL-Library.com is one of the leading providers of printable resources for language teachers. We...
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ESL/EFL: Oral Language Developmen

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From: TeachEmToThink link This is an awesome stuff site with lots of immediate resources for your classrooms!!!
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