RE 5040 Fall 2011
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Ruth Ann Timmons
Re: ELL interventions
Sun Dec 11, 2011 10:51
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MaryBeth, I've also always wondered why kindergarten students are left out of receiving ESL services and support. It seems counter intuitive right?! Aren't we always hearing how important it is to intervene early? Maybe its because kids are such sponges at this age and they are able to soak up more from being in the classroom than pull out could provide. However, I would argue that the regular classroom these days presents many more challenges for assimilation and these ELL/ESL/LEP children could benefit from the additional support during their transition.

  • ELL interventions - MaryBeth, Mon Dec 5 11:08
    Your school has quite a diverse population! I can understand how that would present many challenges. I'm glad you have ESL services for your students this year. Out of curiosity, why is it that... more
    • Re: ELL interventions - Ruth Ann Timmons, Sun Dec 11 10:51
      • Re: ELL interventions - MaryBeth, Mon Dec 12 14:37
        I agree with you. I think it's crazy that Kindergarten students would be left out of services. I agree that they do pick up on things really quickly, but it seems like we would want to help them with ... more
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RE 5040 Fall 2011