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Tech integration won't make teaching easier. It just makes it easier ...

Tech integration won't make teaching easier. It just makes it easier ... | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
Tech integration won't make teaching easier. It just makes it easier for students to do amazing things. This is a cropping ruler: It's pretty low tech. If you've ever done any work with photo editing, you may be more familiar with it ...
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Teaching Successes with ELLs: Implementing Common Core ...

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What some may not realize is that road to meeting the standard can take many routes. Creative strategies used in the past will still fit here with a few adjustments to accommodate ELLs. So what does BACKMAPPING look like?
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English Language Games

English Language Vocabulary Games, English Language Lessons, and English Language Practice Activities for ESL, EFL, ELL and fluent English speakers.
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“Using Games in the ELL Classroom, Part I” | Larry Ferlazzo's ...

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“Using Games in the ELL Classroom, Part I”. September 19, 2012 by Larry Ferlazzo | 0 comments · Using Games in the ELL Classroom, Part I is a new excerpt from the recent book that Katie Hull Sypnieski and I have written.
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Teachers' Expectations Can Influence How Students Perform - NPR (blog)

Teachers' Expectations Can Influence How Students PerformNPR (blog)As he followed the children over the next two years, Rosenthal discovered that the teachers' expectations of these kids really did affect the students.
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ELLs Trail Significantly on National Writing Exam - Education Week News (blog)

ELLs Trail Significantly on National Writing Exam - Education Week News (blog) | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
ELLs Trail Significantly on National Writing ExamEducation Week News (blog)The gap between ELLs and non-ELLs at the 8th grade level was only slightly smaller—more than 40 points—on the National Assessment of Educational Progress, or NAEP, writing...
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How Children Learn: Portraits of Classrooms Around the World

How Children Learn: Portraits of Classrooms Around the World | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
A revealing lens on a system-phenomenon both global in reach and strikingly local in degree of diversity.

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CLA.pdf

An excellent ppt. that explains basic child acquisition of L1 and L2.

Thank you to the professor out of Wisconsin for this.


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Pronunciation animations

Pronunciation animations | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it

Learn a little about sounds, word stress, sentence stress, intonation, and the phonemic chart.


Via Renee Maufroid, Juergen Wagner, Teresa MacKinnon, Shona Whyte, Lindsay Herron
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Top 8 iPad apps for ESL students

Top 8 iPad apps for ESL students | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it

Very useful apps for English-language learners


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Learning English - 6 Minute English

Learning English - 6 Minute English | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it

I love all of BBC's Learning English resources.  Here's another one to add to the list:  audio, transcripts and mp3s available for download.


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Common Core Strategies from Illinois

Common Core: Teaching and Learning Practices in ELA K-5 and 6-12 http://t.co/WcsmAwWh and 6-12 http://t.co/nRZAxLVV...
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Learning the Language -Ed Week Deportation Reprieve Soughtby Thousands

Learning the Language -Ed Week Deportation Reprieve Soughtby Thousands | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it

Thousands of young immigrants seek deportation reprieve through deferred action. More than 72,000 applications have been submitted.

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For Illinois' Preschools, Bilingual Teachers Are In Short Supply - Education Week News (blog)

For Illinois' Preschools, Bilingual Teachers Are In Short Supply - Education Week News (blog) | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
For Illinois' Preschools, Bilingual Teachers Are In Short SupplyEducation Week News (blog)Illinois requires some of its publicly funded preschool programs to provide either bilingual or English as a second-language instruction to students who are ...
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California Governor Approves Long-Term ELL Bill - Education Week News (blog)

California Governor Approves Long-Term ELL Bill - Education Week News (blog) | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
California Governor Approves Long-Term ELL BillEducation Week News (blog)The bill—AB 2193 by Assemblyman Ricardo Lara of Southern California—creates a common, statewide definition for long-term ELL students.
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The ESOL Odyssey: Mathematics Vocabulary for ELLs (and a ...

The ESOL Odyssey: Mathematics Vocabulary for ELLs (and a ... | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
Students can acquire the language and content simultaneously if the activity is constructed properly. Recently, my students' math teacher came to me. She was concerned because she had noticed that not only were my ESOL ...
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Have You Mastered 21st Century Teaching Skills?

Have You Mastered 21st Century Teaching Skills? | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
What does it mean to master the 21st century skills every teacher should know? Susan Lucille Davis has answers.
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Using “Frameworks” to Enhance Teaching and Learning | Faculty ...

Using “Frameworks” to Enhance Teaching and Learning | Faculty ... | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
I want to explain the use of what I call “frameworks” in my college teaching. I have used them during nine years of teaching graduate and undergraduate classes, and my students tell me that they are particularly helpful.
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Infographic: The Impact of Literacy | USAID Impact

Infographic: The Impact of Literacy | USAID Impact | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
Ever think about the impact literacy can have on the developing world? Check out this great infographic that spells out the impact of literacy on future generations. Read about the effect of education on health, economic growth ...

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Mapping Language: Limited English Proficiency in America

Mapping Language: Limited English Proficiency in America | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
Although English is America’s common tongue, immigrants’ efforts to learn it present challenges to institutions and individuals alike. These graphics compare regions, schools, and communities where newcomers have settled to learn and integrate.

 

The interactive map feature of language and the accompanying spatial patterns reveal much about the major migrational patterns in the United States.

 

Tags: Migration, USA, statistics, language, immigration, unit 2 population.


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IdiomSite.com - Find out the meanings of common sayings

IdiomSite.com - Find out the meanings of common sayings | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it

Useful site for studying idioms. It gives simple and accurate definitions to a good range of idioms.


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Tell-a-Story StoryBuilder

Choose characters, text boxes, props, and background artwork to build your own story. Very easy to use! No registration required.


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Learning Chocolate - Vocabulary Learning Platform

Learning Chocolate - Vocabulary Learning Platform | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it

A good resource for learning new vocabulary. Uses pictures with pronunciation and matching games.


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Writing a Great Authentic Task

Writing a Great Authentic Task | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it

Project-based Learning engages students in projects that allow them to construct their own knowledge and develop authentic products while dealing with real-world issues. In order to challenge students on this level, it is helpful to frame their work with an authentic task.


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ELL and Spec. Ed. Advisors Named for Common Assessment Group

ELL and Spec. Ed. Advisors Named for Common Assessment Group | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it

Common Core Assessment group, Smarter Balnced has secured Kenji Hakuta and a team of others to advise on how to assess ELs effectively under Common Core. Smarter Balanced plans to offer the tests in languages other than English. Here's hoping that PARCC will follow!

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