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English Language Learners

From chanting to formal essay framing—discover creative ways to frame ELL instruction. [...] »

English Language Learners often have difficulty contributing to class discussions. Discover ways to help. [...] »

Use this strategy to help students discover historic actors—the people, objects, and motivations that create history. [...] »

Discover alternatives to writing based student activities. Why not encourage your students to make a graphic organizer or physical model to demonstrate understanding? [...] »

Students shy or hesitant to speak up? Check out these tips to get students talking and sharing in class. [...] »

Looking to translate documents or text? Google Translate can help. [...] »

Help English learners understand basic concepts with this interactive tool from Stanford University. [...] »

Build your students' language skills and historical understanding by using English Language Development (ELD) learning goals in your lesson plans. [...] »

Paraphrasing and summarizing exercises help ELL students improve at analyzing challenging text and understanding what they read. Suggested teaching strategies bring these exercises into the classroom. [...] »

Using primary source images to help English Language Learners build interest and understanding. [...] »