While searching for learning content on YouTube, I found this video. It shows 10 ways to use mobile phones and devices in the language classroom. Although this video addresses language learning, the ideas presented here can be used in many content areas. I found this video extremely insightful. I plan to try out some of the […]
Response to Intervention: Implications for Spanish-Speaking English Language Learners. This is a great article on RTI (Response to Intervention) and the ESL learner through various instructional techniques: using cognates, teaching syllable relations between languages, phonological awareness, fluency and comprehension. It also discusses the over and under referral of ESL students to special education within the […]
Response to Intervention in Reading for English Language Learners. This is a wonderful article on RTI (Response to Intervention) through a tiered approach with ELL’s. Surf through the website too. It’s very informative.
I have often been approached by educators and asked, “Why teach English as a Second Language when you are an excellent music teacher?” Or, “Why teach music when you are an excellent English as a Second Language instructor?” I also often get the comment, “Wow, English as a Second Language and music…that’s an interesting combination. […]