In sports, the coach gets most of the credit when the team wins – but also most of the blame when the team loses. The same thing happens with ESL teachers. How many times have we heard stude
LMN Tree: Everything ESL: Do you have Beginner ESL Students in your classroom? Resources for the Beginner ESL Students
12 Ways to Support English Learners in the Mainstream Classroom
Advice from three ESL teachers on the things regular classroom teachers can do to help English language learners thrive in mainstream classrooms.
The Socratic Seminar is a terrific model to incorporate into your classroom. Learn how you can use it, and what it takes to make it work. When done right, the Socratic Seminar elevates student engagement and learning.
Video from Teaching Channel on Evidence & Arguments: Multiple Ways of Experiencing a Text using Letter from Birmingham Jail
7 new ideas for teaching ESL/ELL students in your classroom. The Carol Stream Public Library offers ESL/ELL conversation practice every Tuesday at 10 am. Drop by to practice with other ESL/ELL people.
8 Ways to Use Graphic Organizers in Your ESL Class. ("Graphic Organizers" = a fancy term for drawing pictures on the whiteboard)
Instruction: various lesson plans and activity ideas for ESL students that can be modified to fit general classroom setting
Here's an innovative High School ELA Biography Project - The Living Wax Museum. This lesson has students research influential people in history, and develop and perform monologues. Biography Project correlates to Common Core for ELA.
Daily Activities Game- Fun game to play with ESL students to work on communication with peers.
Aung San Suu Kyi received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1991 for her efforts to promote human rights and democracy in Myanmar.
ELL How to Use Popular Music to Teach ESL.my favorite was her comment on chauvinism and bruno mars "just the way you are"