Tagged: ELL

Changing the Way We Perceive Our English Language Learners

Using Self Advocacy and Activism in the Classroom By Christine Olsen (SED ’12) It started with a question: “What comes to mind when you hear the term English Language Learner?” I have been teaching English as a Second Language for three years now and I have never thought to ask this question before. “Have trouble […]

Drowning in the Melting Pot

By Katrina Kretchman, SED 2016 It is estimated that one-in-four children in the United States are from immigrant families and live in households where a language other than English is spoken. This has significant implications for schools and for the current discourse about the role of teacher quality and effectiveness in improving educational outcomes. Some […]