Hi there! My name is Deb Hanson, and I am thrilled to be guest posting today on Rachel’s blog! I am an ELL teacher in Nebraska. I have taught ELLs (English Language Learners) in all elementary grade levels and in all stages of language acquisition. Today, I want to focus on those Level 1 students – often newly arrived immigrants who have lived in the
Deb's Top 10 Tips When You Are Assigned a Non-English Speaking Student! - Minds in Bloom
Free! I hope this product is helpful and enables ESL teachers to avoid some awkward moments with those who do not understand their roles. It is my wish that classroom teachers will be more empowered by knowing the learning stages for their ELL babies.
Larry Ferlazzo and Katie Hull Sypnieski explain how English-language learners must develop academic language proficiency as well as communicative competence, and provide a lesson plan they have used successfully with their ELL students.