Tag Archives: language in content instruction

Helping Secondary Students Develop Scientific Literacy

Nathan Hall
Nathan Hall

Secondary ELL teachers who focus on content-based instruction quickly become masters at adapting vocabulary. With a little familiarity of the subject and the assignment’s goals, they can turn a seldom-used word into something more conversational faster than most people can … Continue reading

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Content-Adjacent Reading + Focused Teaching = Content Learning

Judie Haynes
Judie Haynes

I’m delighted to introduce readers of this blog to the work of Rita Platt and John Wolfe. Rita and I became acquainted through #ELLCHAT, the Twitter chat for teachers of ELLs that I comoderate. I have since read her wiki … Continue reading

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Six Strategies for Teaching ELLs Across the Content Areas

Judie Haynes
Judie Haynes

The role of the ESL teacher is changing. According to the TESOL’s Implementing the Common Core State Standards for English Learners: The Changing Role of the ESL Teacher, “ESL teachers should be recognized as experts, consultants, and trainers well versed … Continue reading

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Global Resources in ESP: Considering the Integration of Language and Content

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello, ESPers worldwide! As an educator, I find it helpful to become familiar with important approaches to language learning that may not be considered “principled ESP” but that sometimes may be related. Therefore, I would like to share with you … Continue reading

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