Accommodating ell in the classroom
Such activities encourage meaningful contribution from each team member by providing opportunities to showcase individual skills.2.
Incorporate collaboration Cross-curricular collaborations can be generated by involving other school professionals.
Teachers should accept peer translation and preferred languages within groups.
For Oscar, a 13-year-old Mexican immigrant in the southwest, being an English language learner (ELL) brings daily challenges as he tries to keep up with learning English and the subject contents of eighth grade.He takes classes with English speakers with the expectation that he will learn English the “natural way” by immersion.Fortunately, his older brother, who came first to the United States, tutors him in most areas.Despite the increasing normalcy of growing up bilingual, there is often a concern that bilingualism hinders students in school.Educators are hesitant to incorporate language-facilitating methods.