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Teaching English Language Learners (ELLs)

The number of English-Language Learners (ELL) has grown in the United States, and teachers have to respond to the needs of these students. Use this collection to find resources to help you with best practices for reaching this vulnerable group of students.
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Teaching English Language Learners (ELLs)
  • edutopia.org
    edutopia.org

    Do's & Don'ts for Teaching English-Language Learners

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    Kelly Flynn says:
    Use this list of Do's to find ideas to make your instruction more efficient and effective. It's also important to review the Don'ts, so you don't repeat these mistakes made by other teachers.
  • Kelly Flynn says:
    Using TEFL.Net, you can search through worksheets, handouts, activities and other ideas to help plan in an ESL class or grade level classroom. Some of the material is organized by difficulty, but most of the resources can be easily modified to implement to other levels.
  • everythingESL.net

    Website
    everythingesl.net
    everythingesl.net
    Kelly Flynn says:
    The materials in this website are designed for ESL, bilingual, and classroom teachers with language minority students in their class. A variety of resources are available here including informative articles, in-service ideas and strategies, content based lesson plans, activities you can download, help with classroom resources, interactive discussion boards, and much more.
  • Kelly Flynn says:
    Through this site, you can find a huge supply of English Vocabulary exercises in one place. The materials available include ESL quizzes, video lessons, interactive vocabulary practice, and language games. The site is very easy to navigate through and many of the activities can be completed by students independently.
  • Kelly Flynn says:
    The Internet TESL Journal (iteslj.org) created this ESL/EFL resource to provide thousands of ideas and materials made specifically by teachers. Focused on grammar and vocabulary, there are quizzes, tests, exercises and puzzles to help students who need to learn English as a Second Language (ESL).
  • Kelly Flynn says:
    TeachersFirst's ESL/ELL resources offers guidance, tips, and strategies for teachers working with ESL/ELL students in the regular classroom. When you go to the site, select a type of activity from the table of contents. When the activity is selected, you will find methods for tailoring your instruction to adapt for your ESL/ELL students. Some of these activities include introducing new vocabulary words, administering weekly quizzes, and oral recitations.
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BloomBoard Asks:How can I help English Language Learners (ELLs) develop their language skills along with the curriculum?