This article starts with a needs assessment to help prioritize planning, as well as tips and strategies for developing online lesson plans for ELLs. The article also includes activities that support students' language development.
This resource section includes numerous articles, blog posts, and links to online networks with tips for planning distance learning for English language learners (ELLs).
What lessons have educators of ELLs learned so far about communicating with families and supporting instruction during COVID-19? Find out what's working (and not) from some examples in this article.
Discover ideas to support learning at home for ELLs without access to devices or internet. These recommendations build upon families' cultures, languages, and strengths.
Learn how an elementary school serving a high number of newcomer ELLs has succeeded in engaging students with multiple opportunities for hands-on learning.
Photo from Salina Elementary School. Used with permission.
Learn what schools and districts can do to ensure that ELLs and their families have access to the technology, internet connections, tech support, and information they need to succeed in distance learning.
Learn how you can increase ELLs' peer collaboration and make their group work more successful with these strategies and recommended resources.
Learn how educators can build authentic relationships with ELLs, as well as how they can connect students' experiences to meaningful instruction.
In this article written for Colorín Colorado, ELL expert Beth Skelton shares strategies for developing ELLs' language skills across all four domains of language (reading, writing, speaking, and listening).