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Friday, November 1, 2013

Learning academic and content specific vocabulary requires building concepts. Many of our students today are coming in with low language - equivalent to ELL students. Following are some good ideas for supporting students develop their language. Courtesy of ASCD SmartBrief.

How to help ELL students succeed under common core
Under the Common Core State Standards and Next Generation Science Standards, all students, including those with limited English proficiency, will be expected to master academic language practices and analyze complex texts. Rebecca Greene, an educator and consultant, in this blog post shares five strategies -- videos, among them -- to teach English-language learners, including increasing autonomy, providing heterogeneous classrooms and using relevant background knowledge. Teaching Channel/Tchers' Voice blog (10/25) Bookmark and Share

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