Support for Teachers of English Language Learners
Join us at Know ELLs, a site for teachers of ELLs created and administered by the Teacher Consultants of the Great Valley Writing Project.
Looking for help? Ask your questions here. Want to explore our members' expertise? Check out our groups. Want to see what's happening inside an ELL classroom? Click on this group. Looking for student work samples to get some ideas? Look at this group.
A few weeks ago, I described a conversation my writing project peers were having: that teachers do not read--or follow--educational research. At the time, I indicted much of ed research (and researchers) for being out of touch or writing in ways that did not consider the K-12 audience. Here are some more perspectives.
In a meeting with science grant peers this week, Rocio Garcia, a GVWP TC, remarked on a disturbing finding. She had taught kindergarten last year and…Continue
Posted by Debra Schneider on August 15, 2016 at 8:41pm
Teaching at the Beginning is a YouTube channel from Understanding Language at Stanford. It has short videos showing primary students learning language, to be used as a resource for professional development activities with staff teaching dual language students.
Check it out and tell us what you think.
Posted by Debra Schneider on August 1, 2016 at 5:52pm
An online community for writing project TCs providing access to collaborative help in teaching English Language Learners.