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Learning English Through Lyrics

Greg Kessler
Greg Kessler

I thought it might be fun to start this blog out with a song. As most English teachers know, music can be a great way to engage learners to listen extensively and intensively. Music can make learning English fun while … Continue reading

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Early Childhood Classroom Environments with Big Impact for ELs

Judie Haynes
Judie Haynes

Regular readers of my blog have already been introduced to Karen Nemeth, author, consultant, and a nationally recognized expert on early childhood education. Although her blog is written about the physical environment for English learners in early childhood classrooms, it … Continue reading

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Problem (Tech) Solved: Budget Restrictions 1

Tara Arntsen
Tara Arntsen

Once upon a time, it was determined that a book we were using in one of my classes, selected before my arrival I might add, was not a good fit. The goal of the class was to prepare students for … Continue reading

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Linguicism Simulation Classroom Activity

Shannon Tanghe
Shannon Tanghe

As my previous blog discussed, linguicism, or linguistic discrimination, happens more often than many are aware—in society as a whole, in local communities, and even in school classrooms.  Because it is often overlooked, there is a need for increased awareness. … Continue reading

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Teaching Empathy to Children Through Storytelling

Judie Haynes
Judie Haynes

As English learners enter school this year, one of our most important jobs as teachers is to help them adjust to the American classroom. It is important to make our ELs feel welcome and accepted. With all of the anti-immigrant and … Continue reading

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