With the release of the New Jersey ESSA plan, I’ve had several very rewarding conversations around digital learning outcomes for English language learners (ELLs) in the state of New Jersey.
Improving outcomes for ELLs continues to be an important topic in education and even more so as of late, as federal requirements under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) require an English language proficiency (ELP) indicator in all state plans. One scaffold that teachers can use to help their ELLs communicate more clearly and confidently is using sentence frames.
There are plenty of strategies and tools you can equip your ELLs with in the weeks leading up to testing that can lessen anxiety and help them put their best foot forward on high-stakes exams. Here are three of our favorite approaches.
Meeting the diverse needs of English language learners is a key challenge for administrators and classroom teachers. Edmentum Exact Path was designed to support the kind of individualized instruction these students need, and now the program's efficacy has been backed up with a WIDA PRIME V2 correlation!
The varied experiences, backgrounds, and needs of adult English language learners can pose a challenge for educators when it comes to lesson planning and finding effective instructional approaches. Here are four tips to help you address these challenges and equip your learners for success in the classroom and beyond.
State testing season comes with an added level of stress for students classified as English Language Learners (ELLs). How can educators take steps to level the playing field and ensure that standardized testing measures concept knowledge - not language proficiency?
Literacy stations are a flexible model to help your students to become strong readers by providing meaningful, ongoing practice and application of literacy skills including reading, writing, listening, fluency, and vocabulary.