Reflection week 2 orange
Learning Goal: I’m working on a writing question and need an explanation and answer to help me learn.
#1 Educating English Language Learners
Diane August is a managing researcher and the director of the Center for English Language Learners at the American Institutes for Research. Previously, she was a senior research scientist at the Center for Applied Linguistics and a senior program officer at the National Academy of Sciences. This article is drawn from chapters 7 and 8 of the report Promoting the Educational Success of Children and Youth Learning English: Promising Futures, published in February 2017 by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.
#2 6 Essential Strategies for Teaching English Language Learners
We interviewed educators with decades of experience in teaching ELLs and tapped a network of experts and observers to find the strategies that work.
Choose a lesson plan from a peer or one you have written yourself. Critically review the plan to analyze how well it supports comprehension for beginning and intermediate English language learners. What modifications would you make to ensure comprehension and participation by English language learners? How would you change the lesson based on the information you’ve learned about effective instruction of English language learners?