Content-Based language instruction (CBIL) is the use of subject matter to teach English. For example, using a history course to teach students English rather than using specifically design English curriculum. In this post, we will examine more closely this approach to language teaching. Assumptions CBIL has the following assumptions about language learning People learn a […]
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My classmate posted this and I thought I would share: A great Huffington Post article on classroom climate that is friendly for ALL students Source: Promoting Respect for Cultural Diversity in the Classroom via Promoting Respect for Cultural Diversity in the Classroom — edensESL
Originally posted on ESL Advocacy: This TED talk is so amazing. Look at how children can teach themselves to learn with new opportunities! We have to give our students experiences to discover things for themselves. It’s amazing what ALL students can learn when given the right tools.
A great resource!
Our textbook talks about the publication Teaching Tolerance, created by The Southern Poverty Law Center. Here is a link, there are lots of resources. This is great for finding resources ranging from teaching about multiculturalism and diversity and classroom resources to webinars.
Source: How to Grammar
During the early part of the 20th century, linguist in Europe developed the Oral Approach. This approach to learning a language had a major impact for several decades in language teaching. In this …
“Kids don’t learn from people they don’t like.”
Source: Every Kid Needs a Champion
Great examples of how to use English Proficiency scores to help guide instruction of ELLS in your classrooms! WIDA Focus on Language Growth
Source: WIDA Article