Re: Jessica - Kindergarten Readiness & ELL
Fri Sep 5, 2014 16:03

I am also interested in ELL students and how to best serve them. The ELL students I have worked with all work very hard and participate and do their homework, but they are still unable to keep up with their peers. How do we keep encouraging these students when they keep failing statewide assessments and their ELL services are getting cut?

  • Jessica - Kindergarten Readiness & ELL - noltja, Thu Sep 4 03:18
    I am not currently teaching in a classroom because I am a full time grad student. I will use last years teaching experience as a reading specialist working with k-5th grade students for my research.... more
    • already behind - catheyt, Sun Sep 7 10:46
      Jessice- that prior experience before school is so important! Its not even preschool that is needed (though these students are usually better prepared) but it's also that literacy experience at home. ... more
      • Re: already behind - noltja 65, Sun Sep 7 15:13
        Yes, I agree the language/literacy experience that they get at home is so very important! We need to educate parents on the importance of literacy from birth!
    • Re: Jessica - Kindergarten Readiness & ELL - kimeljk, Fri Sep 5 16:03
      • re:ELL - Anonymous, Fri Sep 5 19:33
        I totally agree. It is heartbreaking to watch these sweet kids slipping through the cracks. I had a year of hopeful moments...pairing a new ELL kinder boy with a fifth grade girl ELL for mentoring... more
        • last comment - noltja, Sat Sep 6 09:03
          I was signed out, but that last comment was from me:) Jessica
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