Tag Archives: English language learners

How Do You Define ELL?

Heidi Casper
Heidi Casper

Over the last several years of teaching ELL students, I’ve often struggled with the definition of what makes an English language learner.  Obviously we can qualify those first generation students who have just arrived to our country as ELLs.  However, … Continue reading

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The Testing Dilemma in Public Schools

Susan Prevost

Like many participants of the TESOL conference, I’m coming with a barrel full of questions. Here’s one. How do we solve the dilemma of recently arrived immigrant students and statewide standardized testing? I’m not only talking about the obvious lack … Continue reading

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