12 Ways to Support ESL Students in the Mainstream Classroom - Advice from three ESL teachers on the things regular classroom teachers can do to help English language learners thrive in mainstream classrooms.
5 Free Resources for Teachers of English Language Learners from Hello Mrs Sykes - These strategies are great for all elementary readers. Elementary readers can really connect to these concepts and ideas.
Deb's Top 10 Tips When You Are Assigned a Non-English Speaking Student
These 15 helpful and unhelpful strategies help a teacher remember the correct ways and steps to helping ELL students. The unhelpful notes also give you a reminder of what not to do when helping ELL students learn how to read.
Scaffolding instruction includes breaking apart a lesson, and giving students resources in order to understand each part of the lesson. For example, in a reading lesson, the teacher may go over difficult vocabulary to help students understand better.
This resource will help teachers get to know their new English Language Learners. When teachers better understand their students backgrounds they can better engage them in their learning and in the classroom!