Key Principles and Tools for English Learners

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Explore a set of key principles, workflows and digital tools to support ELLs in this fun workshop to augment the possibilities for your digital ELLs! Prizes included!


<ul><li><p>Key Principles &amp; Digital Tools for ELL Instruction in CCSS</p><p>@TheTechProfe</p></li><li><p>The 1,413,549 English learners constitute 22.7 </p><p>percent of the total enrollment in California </p><p>public schools.</p><p>KEY PRINCIPLES &amp; DIGITAL TOOLS FOR ELL INSTRUCTION IN CCSS </p></li><li><p>A total of 2,685,793 students speak a language other than English in their </p><p>homes. This number represents about 43.1 percent of the state's </p><p>public school enrollment. </p><p>KEY PRINCIPLES &amp; DIGITAL TOOLS FOR ELL INSTRUCTION IN CCSS </p></li><li><p>The majority of English learners (73%) are enrolled in the elementary grades, K-6th. The rest (27%) are enrolled in the secondary grades, 7-12th, and in the </p><p>ungraded category.</p><p>KEY PRINCIPLES &amp; DIGITAL TOOLS FOR ELL INSTRUCTION IN CCSS </p></li><li><p>Although English learner data are collected for 60 </p><p>language groups, 95 percent speak one of </p><p>the top ten languages in the </p><p>state.</p></li><li><p>COMMON CORE &amp; ELD STANDARDS</p><p>WHERE ARE WE?</p></li><li><p>California ELD Standards</p><p>7</p><p></p></li><li><p>California ELD Standards</p><p>8</p><p></p></li><li><p>CALIFORNIA ELD STANDARDS</p><p>Interpretive</p><p>Productive</p><p>Collaborative</p><p>Part I: Interacting in Meaningful Ways</p><p>Part II: Learning About How English Works</p><p>Connecting &amp;Condensing Ideas</p><p>Expanding &amp; Enriching Ideas</p><p>StructuringCohesive Text</p><p>Part III: Using Foundational Literacy </p><p>NativeLanguage Emerging Expanding Bridging</p><p>Lifelong Lang Learning</p></li><li><p>WHERE IS THE CONNECTION?</p><p>Source:</p></li><li><p>WHERE ENGLISH LEARNERS DEMONSTRATE LITERACIES</p><p>Source:</p></li><li><p>CLASSROOM IMPLICATIONS</p><p>Provide literature that is culturally relevant, age </p><p>appropriate, and accessible to ELs at their current level of English </p><p>acquisition</p><p>Use online writing to help students develop relationships and practice English with other </p><p>students. Make it part of a language and cultural exchange </p><p>where English-speaking students -- who often take foreign language </p><p>classes -- also practice the first language of the ESL student</p><p>Allow students to research topics of interest. If students are truly </p><p>interested in a topic, they will probably learn more language</p><p>Provide a space where all languages have equal power. Have </p><p>students work together to complete a service-learning task, </p><p>interview each other, or work on a project using both languages</p><p>Take advantage of professional learning opportunities </p><p>specifically to benefit English learners. For example, join a </p><p>professional organization such as TESOL or the National Association </p><p>for Bilingual Education (NABE)</p><p>Get to know students as human beings. Honor the resources they </p><p>bring to the classroom and recognize their multiple literacies</p></li><li><p>Provide literature that is culturally </p><p>relevant, age appropriate, and </p><p>accessible to ELs at their current level </p><p>of English acquisition</p><p>CLASSROOM IMPLICATIONS</p><p></p><p>Google Advanced Search</p><p></p></li><li><p>CLASSROOM IMPLICATIONS</p><p>Use online writing to help students develop </p><p>relationships and practice English with other students. </p><p>Make it part of a language and cultural exchange where </p><p>English-speaking students -- who often take foreign language classes -- also </p><p>practice the first language of the ESL</p><p></p><p></p></li><li><p>CLASSROOM IMPLICATIONS</p><p>Allow students to research topics of </p><p>interest. If students are truly interested in </p><p>a topic, they will probably learn more </p><p>languageGoogle Search Education</p><p>Google App Search</p><p></p></li><li><p>CLASSROOM IMPLICATIONS</p><p>Provide a space where all languages have equal power. Have students </p><p>work together to complete a service-</p><p>learning task, interview each other, or work on a </p><p>project using both languages</p><p></p><p>Google DriveGoogle Translate Tools</p></li><li><p>CLASSROOM IMPLICATIONS</p><p>Take advantage of professional learning </p><p>opportunities specifically to benefit English learners. </p><p>For example, join a professional organization </p><p>such as TESOL or the National Association for </p><p>Bilingual Education (NABE)</p><p> </p><p></p></li><li><p>CLASSROOM IMPLICATIONS</p><p>Get to know students as human beings. </p><p>Honor the resources they bring to the </p><p>classroom and recognize their </p><p>multiple literacies</p><p>Music</p><p>LiteratureGoogle Cultural Institute</p></li><li><p>WHAT ARE SOMESpeak slower, not louder.</p><p>Provide outlines, advanced organizer, or visual guides.</p><p>Write down key terms on the board.</p><p>Integrate games.</p><p>Read written instructions. Repeat.</p><p>Write key concept vocabulary on a Word Wall.</p><p>Integrate listening centers.</p><p>Model new skills.</p><p>Extend test time.</p><p>Dont rescue ELLs when they struggle to speak - smile,</p><p>relax your feet, face, and hands, and wait (its hard</p><p>to be tense when those body parts are loose).</p><p>Think-pair-share.</p><p>Provide exemplars of successful projects.</p><p>Let students use their home language in the classroom</p><p>to solve work.</p><p>Use pictures, sketches, and graphic organizers.</p><p>Make videos of presentations for ELLs to replay if needed.</p><p>Liberally use checks for understanding.</p><p>Pair up ELLs with strong oral and written English </p><p>skills.</p><p>Share a picture glossary.</p><p>Teach with cooperative learning.</p><p>Provide opportunities for low-stakes writing.</p><p>STRATEGIES? Source:</p></li><li><p>CONCEPT CHECKING</p><p>Benefits of concept checking 3 Cs: </p><p>checks for students understanding. </p><p>clarifies difficult vocabulary for students who are too shy to ask </p><p>questions. </p><p>creates a supportive learning classroom, where students feel </p><p>that its okay to ask for help.</p><p>Source:</p><p>Google Forms</p><p></p><p></p></li><li><p>BOARD WORK &amp; ERROR </p><p>CORRECTIONIn a non-ELL classroom using the </p><p>board and error correction is important, but in an ELL classroom its a must. Students need to hear </p><p>out and see instructions, new concepts, words, definitions on the board. Visuals in an ELL classroom </p><p>helps students with: memory, clarification, recognition, </p><p>understanding, reminding and error correction</p><p>Source:</p><p></p><p>Cloud Generators</p><p></p><p></p></li><li><p>SUPPORT ELLS WITH SCANNABLE </p><p>TECHNOLOGYScannable technology provides </p><p>opportunities for students to quickly and easily interact with a </p><p>variety of content. In a differentiated classroom, children should have access to resources </p><p>and support materials that will push them toward success. </p><p>ELLs can be supported by a variety of tech tools. This includes </p><p>scannable technology like quick response (QR) codes and </p><p>augmented reality (AR) triggers</p><p>Source:</p><p>Interactive Word WallsScannable Vocabulary ListsBuild Background Knowledge</p><p></p><p></p><p> &amp; App</p></li><li><p>WRITTEN VS. AUDIO VS. MOVIE </p><p>DIRECTIONSSome of your ELLs may be </p><p>conversationally fluent in English but struggle with reading in this language. In addition to giving them written directions </p><p>in English, you can provide an activity sheet or assignment that will link to a URL where they can hear the directions read aloud for them. You may decide to try </p><p>this strategy if your students are stronger readers and you want them to practice </p><p>their listening skills. Another option is to provide audio directions for students in their native language so that they can focus on the task at hand rather than </p><p>struggle with following written directions.</p><p>Source:</p><p></p><p>SnagIt</p><p></p></li><li><p>WE ARE JUST BEGINNING</p><p>WE NEED TO GO FROM FISHING TO FLYING</p></li><li><p>T H A N K Y O U ! # D I G I TA L R O D E O 1 5 T H E T E C H P R O F E . C O M</p></li></ul>