As classroom sizes continue to grow, it can become difficult for students who need 1:1 or pullout instruction time to receive the proper attention they need.
With that in mind, here are some tips on how to best reach and teach your ELL students in a mainstream classroom.
Learn Their Background
Everyone wants to feel special, unique, and important. Too often we are so focused on teaching these students English that we forget there is a deep cultural heritage connected to them. Spend that time with your ELL students by getting to know their cultural background.
The following questions can help get to know and better understand your ELL students.
Read ELL Strategies for the Mainstream Classroom