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by jfernjfern
Sun Oct 30, 2016 7:06 pm
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: siop ?
Replies: 0
Views: 7208

siop ?

Is SIOP something that you use in your position as an ESL teacher? I am wondering how common this model is. Although the model seems to incorporate good teaching practices and is an excellent model for planning instruction I am still skeptical in how relevant this will be in a future teaching positi...
by jfernjfern
Sun Oct 30, 2016 7:03 pm
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: culture in classroom
Replies: 3
Views: 6144

culture in classroom

Hi i am a teacher in philadelphia and was wondering....How do you incorporate an ELLs native culture in your classroom? Are there any interesting lessons or suggestions for doing this that you have?
by jfernjfern
Sun Oct 30, 2016 7:01 pm
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: resources
Replies: 0
Views: 6972

resources

What are some of the resources you use in planning a rich curriculum with ELLs that is also alignment to the Common Core?
by jfernjfern
Sun Oct 30, 2016 6:48 pm
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: Students' Native Languages
Replies: 7
Views: 9958

Re: Students' Native Languages

Any opportunity we have to make connections to a ELLs L1 is beneficial. It has been shown that incorporating L1 with ELLs really helps to motivate L2 acquisition and more effectively process content area learning. Within an article by William Shweers that addresses L1 in the L2 classroom (which I wi...
by jfernjfern
Sun Oct 30, 2016 6:36 pm
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: Building confidence in a shy pre-teen
Replies: 3
Views: 4936

Re: Building confidence in a shy pre-teen

It is great that you recognize this students abilities and also realize that social interactions are difficult for her and this is an area that can use some help. If she has more opportunities for interacting with her peers that means she has more opportunities for L2 output which is important for l...
by jfernjfern
Sun Oct 30, 2016 6:23 pm
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: Creating a SIOP lesson for the first time
Replies: 1
Views: 4086

Re: Creating a SIOP lesson for the first time

Creating a SIOP lesson may seem like a difficult task at first. Something that helped me very much in understanding the breakdown of an effective SIOP lesson was an assignment I completed for one of my ESL courses wherein we had to view a video of SIOP lessons and then try to figure out what the les...