Here’s a presentation/powerpoint (in .pdf format) from the WIDA consortium about English language learners and special education. Among other great points raised in the presentation; Speaking a language other than English is not a disability!
Category Archives: Standards
This week was 1st Terakki ELT conference hosted by a lot of my extremely talented and knowledgeable colleagues from Terakki Schools in Istanbul, Turkey. Way to go, guys!
From Kim Gearheart’s ESL blog;
Here’s a video from Colorin Colorado about the importance of writing language objectives.
This video provides a great tutorial on how to develop language objectives for our CLD students. From Depttl2012.
A post from Colorin Colorado via Dr. Broady’s ESL blog. This post discusses what language objectives are, why they’re important, and how teachers can form language objectives for their CLD students.
what a language objective is
steps that teachers can take to create language objectives
how to implement language objectives in a general education classroom
how to align objectives to content and language standards
ideas and resources on how to support teachers as they become familiar with this practice.