Through thoughtful preparation and purposeful action, you can give each newcomer ELL student a shot at success in your classroom. Use these strategies to build an environment in which newcomer ELL students will thrive.
Knowing that ELLs represent a growing part of the U.S. student body and that elementary schools are feeling the weight of that impact, it’s critical that K–5 educators are prepared to support these students. Consider implementing these six elementary strategies to give your ELL students the best shot at success.
We are now several years into the implementation of ESSA; we have the first full year of school data from the 2017–18 school year; and states are currently in the midst of annual school testing. So, it seems like a good time to step back and take a look at how states are faring under ESSA accountability. To do this, we’ll examine the data and dashboards of a few states selected to show a variety of different approaches to ESSA accountability.
Many adults see learning English as the first step toward success in a new country. As programs to serve these students grow, it helps to keep in mind the things that make English language education for adults unique.
Our team of education consultants, including me, works to develop a custom plan aligned to your objectives, equips educators with professional learning and coaching, fosters adoption and progress toward outcomes, and employs the expertise we’ve developed as former educators and training professionals. To learn more about what this really means, I’d like to share an example of how we truly partner with schools and districts across the nation, committed to tackling any obstacle of opportunity that comes our way.