Highlighted here are resources, support, and tips for improving quality of teaching in ELS classrooms, including the importance of incorporating Technology into the classroom to make students feel more comfortable and hold their attention. Various programs are discussed to help teachers with ESL students. The video also touches on the importance of an inclusion classroom for ESL learners.
Proving numerous strategies to help English as a Second Language learners to learn more effectively in your classroom, this is a magnificent resource to aid teacher development. These are proven techniques that can really bridge the gap between you and your ELL students.
We as teachers have a major impact on our students, and these strategies focus on different ways that we can help ALL students learn in a comfortable and encouraging environment. By assessing students' needs to determine how much attention and assistance they need, we can alter our methods to better serve them. Students learn differently and it is important to focus on their needs to determine the best strategies to incorporate.
An account of firsthand experiences and opinions from a person who was an English as a Second Language student makes this a critical standpoint. It portrays the overwhelming experience of a child in that situation, and provides examples of what helped to overcome that challenge, including a number of techniques and strategies to utilize in your own classroom.
Here is a general idea of ESL teachers and their training, as well as different ways to improve current processes and strategies (Section 9.5 p 256 is a great re-cap of this). While the study provides a plethora of information taken from research in the UK, it has a wide range of facts that are true across all areas and regions of Education. Section 2.3, p. 36 emphasizes ESL in the 21st century, explaining that teaching English learners is a process, and no two children learn the same.