Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Motivating Lessons Help ELLs

Much has been said about ELL education.  What works is what engages ELLs to practice, practice, and more practice.  This article identifies types of lessons that promote engagement, not boredom nor frustration.  The author, Tamara Sturak, names an online program (Learning Upgrade) that offers a reading and math curriculum that includes, songs, games, and bright colors.   Not mentioned in the article, but which we in Learning Exchange know is true, is the use of Mimio to engage students in the learning process, not only for ELLs but for all students.

Here's how engaging lessons motivate English learners.  Tamara Sturak. 6.10.14. eSchoolNews

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