English Learners

Project-Based Learning: A Beneficial Approach for English Language Learners
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Project-based learning is a popular teaching practice built around student-driven projects, done either independently or collaboratively, that are often shared with one or more groups of students. This way, students are encouraged to learn by doing, which may lead to more interest, excitement, and energy in the classroom. The...

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Mind Your BICS and CALP: English Learners and Academic Language
Mind Your BICS and CALP: English Learners and Academic Language

Whether or not you have personally struggled with learning a foreign language, you may be struggling to gauge the language proficiency of the English Learners in your class. They may nod at the right times, laugh at your jokes, and even speak well in day-to-day conversations, but while these are...

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