From literacy instruction to arts and technology integration, explore strategies for engaging English-language learners.
Now is the time of year to learn about and share cultural traditions in a way that expands students’ knowledge, interest, and respect for all people. The article referenced below offers teachers suggestion son how to observe the variuos cultural and religious holidays and celebrations in their classrooms throughout the year.
For teachers who work with English Language Learners (ELLs), ensuring that students have the appropriate support and services to meet their unique needs can be a big challenge.
We’ve created an in-depth resource section featuring recommendations and resources to help educators, administrators, and families to work together around this complex topic.
Read about learning and attention issues in children who are english language learners. Learn about the accommodations for ELL students and how it effects your child.
Sounds of Speech (English) mobile application. This site contains animations of the phonetic sounds of Spanish and English. Available for each consonant and vowel is an animated articulatory diagram, a step-by-step description, and video-audio of the sound spoken in context. It is intended for students of phonetics, linguistics, and foreign language. Recently added to help fund further development you may buy an Android or iPhone Mobile app for English Phonetic Sounds of Speech. Use this to help learn the sounds of English.
The slides below were created through a free Linked In program that enables LinkedIn account holders to upload, download and share slides for personal, restricted or public use. The slides below offer an overview of how to teach English pronunciation skills.
Below is just one of many activtities for teaching children how to pronounce the /r/ sound offered by the Reading2Success site listed below.
This ESL Kids Stuff site offers songs, 1000+ worksheets, 1,500+ flashcards, readers, crafts, games, apps, lesson units, and even templates for student awards and lesson planning! Lessons are designed for children aged 3-11 years. Membership is US $29/year for unlimited access to downloadable and on-line material.
Teachers and tutors can go to the Teacher’s Resource page for ideas and continuing education. Among the items they’ll find on this page are links to the site’s ESL Kids Classroom Games & Activities list and an article entitled, “Adapt Your Lessons to Cater to the Different Learning Styles of Your Students.” I hope you find this site useful for your purposes!
This site offers FREE picture communication cards, songs, games and learning activities for English Language learners (picture vocabulary). They are designed to help native English speakers with communication-related disabilities, but the activities and pictures are helpful for ANY person learning to speak, read and write in English.