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English as a Second Language

Throughout the world people are moving, changing lifestyles through choice or being forced to leave their native land. Children get placed into a school system that is foreign to them. The way the school and teachers deal with these children can be fundamental to their future.
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English as a Second Language
  • Jo Illing says:
    I like these simple, yet very descriptive lesson plans and resources for teaching ESL. They are well laid out and easy to follow. This site is full of resources that can be used to teach English to ESL children. There are songs, worksheets and flashcards to support learning.
  • Jo Illing says:
    Some great ideas to develop language skills for children learning English. These ideas involve all the children in the class which ensures integration and success for the immigrant child.
  • Jo Illing says:
    I like the Bingo games to support new areas of vocabulary. The student can hear the words being pronounced and select the correct items. There are many online games and interactive activities that will help develop a child's English. There are also flash cards that can be printed for use in the classroom.
  • Jo Illing says:
    This article provides information on America's immigrant children. The policies that were put into place to ensure the immigrant children succeeded rather than struggled through their schooling.
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    ImmigrantKidTips

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    Jo Illing says:
    A very informative article focusing on the immigrant child and their behavior and needs. There are some tips and ideas to assist with the immigrant child's anxieties and fears. It reinforces how a caring approach is needed for these children who have moved into a new culture.
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BloomBoard Asks:How do you support an immigrant child's integration into your class? What difficulties have you experienced?