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Webinar: Warmers, fillers and other quick activities

Webinar: Warmers, fillers and other quick activities | Teaching English Language Learners | Scoop.it
Jon Hird, materials writer and teacher trainer, discusses the place and function of short activities in the English classroom. Jon will be hosting a practical webinar session on this topic on 12th ...
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Dean J. Fusto's curator insight, August 31, 2013 10:54 PM

A good refresher on an often used and very effective teaching technique. The concepts covered in this brief article can also be adapted to other disciplines. I have seen warmers used effectively in both science and math. 

Dean J. Fusto's comment, August 31, 2013 10:54 PM
Thanks for the scoop. A good refresher on these techniques.
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6 Enticing ESL Activities for Making Pronouns Stick

6 Enticing ESL Activities for Making Pronouns Stick | Teaching English Language Learners | Scoop.it
It's incredibly important that your ESL students develop a good grasp on pronouns. Use these 6 fun and engaging activities to help them along!
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ESL Made Easy: September Topic: Labour Day

ESL Made Easy: September Topic: Labour Day | Teaching English Language Learners | Scoop.it
ESL Made Easy: September Topic: Labour Day! http://t.co/JZgUuG71aK

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10 Tips for Teaching English-Language Learners

10 Tips for Teaching English-Language Learners | Teaching English Language Learners | Scoop.it
Blogger Ayanna Cooper shares some great ideas for connecting with students just learning English.
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Camala Mitchell's curator insight, August 29, 2015 5:56 PM
Great tips and ideas that can be used for all learners!
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English Language Learners Need New Pedagogy to Meet the Latest Standards — WestEd

English Language Learners Need New Pedagogy to Meet the Latest Standards — WestEd | Teaching English Language Learners | Scoop.it
English Language Learners Need New Pedagogy to Meet the Latest Standards #ELL #ccss
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Bomb Interactive - ESL Kids Games

Bomb Interactive - ESL Kids Games | Teaching English Language Learners | Scoop.it
Bomb is one of my students favorite games and as such I have decided to update it for Smart boards. I have posted the printable version of this game here. The game is now fully interactive.
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English as a second language – Basic questions

English as a second language – Basic questions | Teaching English Language Learners | Scoop.it

When students start to learn English as a second language, there is a set of basic questions in English they need to master. All language courses start with these questions, but many people struggle t...


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The linguistic genius of babies

The linguistic genius of babies | Teaching English Language Learners | Scoop.it
Patricia Kuhl shares astonishing findings about how babies learn one language over another -- by listening to the humans around them and "taking statistics" on the sounds they need to know. Clever lab experiments (and brain scans) show how 6-month-old babies use sophisticated reasoning to understand their world.
(Filmed at TEDxRainier.)

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Picture Perfect: 7 Awesome Ideas for Learning English with Pictures

Picture Perfect: 7 Awesome Ideas for Learning English with Pictures | Teaching English Language Learners | Scoop.it
Visual learner or not, learning English with pictures has tons of great benefits to offer your English language study routine!
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ESL Speaking For Adults: Activities, Games and Resources

ESL Speaking For Adults: Activities, Games and Resources | Teaching English Language Learners | Scoop.it
The site for everything related to teaching ESL Speaking for teenagers and adults. Quality, low prep or no prep games and activities as well as some useful resources to make your classes engaging.
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Taming the Beast: ELLS and the Five-Paragraph Theme

Taming the Beast: ELLS and the Five-Paragraph Theme | Teaching English Language Learners | Scoop.it
The question came from an English teacher at the conclusion of an after-school workshop I’d conducted at one of the high schools I serve: Why do my ELL students have trouble writing essays in Engli...
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9 Tips to Support English-Language Learners

9 Tips to Support English-Language Learners | Teaching English Language Learners | Scoop.it
RT @edutopia: Simple strategies to support ALL students: http://t.co/kY6FBmraM7. #ELL #ESL http://t.co/dqLLOjEWC8
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How do mobile apps help you to learn English better?

How do mobile apps help you to learn English better? | Teaching English Language Learners | Scoop.it
Years ago, I had a really hardworking student in one of my business classes. He was trying to finish every task assigned and  not to miss any lessons. He was in my beginner class but he knew a lot ...
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4 Strategies to Help ELLs in the Mainstream Classroom

4 Strategies to Help ELLs in the Mainstream Classroom | Teaching English Language Learners | Scoop.it
Help ELLs join the mainstream by having them read a book every day, planning multi-modal lessons, shortening your lessons, and making sure that they write.
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ELT in Early Childhood: Circle Time | TESOL Blog

ELT in Early Childhood: Circle Time | TESOL Blog | Teaching English Language Learners | Scoop.it
Circle time has many proven benefits for young students, but it can be fatiguing for ELLs. Use these alternatives and ideas to help your ELLs thrive in circle time.
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3 Activities to Try With Your English Language Learners

3 Activities to Try With Your English Language Learners | Teaching English Language Learners | Scoop.it
3 Activities to Try With Your English Language Learners | Edutopia http://t.co/j4iGhIz1cJ
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The Best Fun Videos For English Language Learners In 2015 – So Far

The Best Fun Videos For English Language Learners In 2015 – So Far | Teaching English Language Learners | Scoop.it
I use short, funny video clips a lot when I’m teaching ELLs, and you can read in detail about how I use them in The Best Popular Movies/TV Shows For ESL/EFL (& How To Use Them). In short, there...
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Download 50 Strategies for Teaching English Language Learners 5th Edition pdf

Download the book Now : http://bookbeaver.net/download.
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Supporting ELLs in PBL Projects

Supporting ELLs in PBL Projects | Teaching English Language Learners | Scoop.it
PBL is valuable for ELLs when it teaches academic vocabulary, encourages collaboration, scaffolds structure and function, allows assessment and differentiation, and leverages their native language.
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How the language you speak changes your view of the world

How the language you speak changes your view of the world | Teaching English Language Learners | Scoop.it
Bilinguals get all the perks. Better job prospects, a cognitive boost and even protection against dementia. Now new research shows that they can also view the world in different ways depending on the specific language they are operating in.

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Using Blogs to Engage English-Language Learners

Using Blogs to Engage English-Language Learners | Teaching English Language Learners | Scoop.it
Teacher and tech enthusiast Jon Schwartz espouses the benefits of blogging for teaching elementary English-Language Learners and boosting student engagement.
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The 50 Most Useful English Proverbs You Should Learn Right Now

The 50 Most Useful English Proverbs You Should Learn Right Now | Teaching English Language Learners | Scoop.it
Do you know many English proverbs? Here are 50 useful English proverbs that you should know!
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5 Wonderful Websites for Engaging ESL Audio Short Stories

5 Wonderful Websites for Engaging ESL Audio Short Stories | Teaching English Language Learners | Scoop.it
Want to use interesting audio short stories for listening practice in your ESL classes? Check out these 5 wonderful websites for engaging ESL audio short
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8 Keys to Bringing Comprehensible Input into Your ESL Classroom

8 Keys to Bringing Comprehensible Input into Your ESL Classroom | Teaching English Language Learners | Scoop.it
Once you know how to provide your ESL classroom with Comprehensible Input, you'll never look back! Find the best audio, video and writing for your ESL students.
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Educators: Common Core not a stretch in Spanish classes

Educators: Common Core not a stretch in Spanish classes | Teaching English Language Learners | Scoop.it
There are challenges, but students in dual-language classes in California are learning Common Core concepts in languages other than English.
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