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Lesson for English Language Learners: Breaking News Project

My students worked together to research current news sources in our school library. Here is a short video explaining our News Project: They worked on the following worksheet for our library visit so they could plan for their own news story: Group Names:     Title: Media 1 (2 Images):Please write down ideas about the images youContinue reading “Lesson for English Language Learners: Breaking News Project”

Literature Review: Methods for Identifying and Serving Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students with Special Needs 

Introduction Schools in the United States of America (USA) face challenges with identifying English Language Learners (ELLs) with special needs. In 2018 statistics, the National Education Association declared 50.7 million students in public schools with 5.02 million students being ELLs. They further declared ‘English language learners are the fastest growing student population group in public schools’.Continue reading “Literature Review: Methods for Identifying and Serving Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students with Special Needs “

Laws and Policies that Affect Teaching and Learning

This was a fun project for my studies at Moreland University. Activity Requirements Create a 5 minute video that reviews one law or policy that affects the day-to-day functioning of schools, students, and teachers in the country in which you are living or in your home country. The video presentation should: Describe accurately the selectedContinue reading “Laws and Policies that Affect Teaching and Learning”

Speaking: English Language Learners’ Assessment

Needs Assessment for Oral Skills Instruction Learner Profile Forty five Grade 10 ELL students in a Chinese high school, international department.   For this activity, I provided each student with a questionnaire to assess the four language domains: reading, writing, listening, speaking. This questionnaire was designed so I could get to know the students and also have them complete aContinue reading “Speaking: English Language Learners’ Assessment”

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