RE 5040 Fall 2011
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Ruth Ann Timmons
Re: Background Knowledge
Sun Dec 11, 2011 10:30

Nakita, you bring up a great point. These ESL/ELL/LEP, like all children, I'm sure have prior knowledge and wonderful personal experiences, much different from there American classmates, they could share. Not only is the language barrier in the way but the comprehension/connection aspect as well. It is amazing what we can take for granted, assuming we already know specifics about a particular culture.

  • Re: Background Knowledge - Nakita Carson, Tue Dec 6 19:32
    My question is with your ESL/ELL/LEP students does it make it more challenging to get to their background knowledge? Not that they don't have the experience to pull from but I imagine the language... more
    • Re: Background Knowledge - Ruth Ann Timmons, Sun Dec 11 10:30
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RE 5040 Fall 2011