Accommodating ell in the classroom
The Texas Education Agency (TEA) is implementing this change to Texas Education Code §21.048 in response to HB 2205, 84th Texas Legislature, 2015.
In their own culture students may not have been trained to make guesses. They have very limited background knowledge to activate. This model is the result of the work of Jana Echevarria, Mary Ellen Vogt and Deborah J. One way to address that challenge is through effective lesson planning.Depending on their different stages of English proficiency and literacy, ELLs will benefit from the skills that a well-designed lesson can address.They are not aware of information that the author left unsaid; the information that "everyone knows." ELLs may lack of background knowledge in science. Organizing and Assessing in the Content Area Class How do you help mainstream teachers accurately monitor for student comprehension, organize the content class, and design realisitic assesments?Our "hands-on" approach is different from what they are used to. These questions will be addressed in this article, which is the second part of "Meeting the Challenge of Content Instruction."Meeting the Challenge of Content Instruction Discover how the standards movement currently sweeping the US will have a positive impact on the education of ESL students, while also presenting instructional challenges to ESL and mainstream professionals.