Archive for the ‘ESL’ Category

Recently, I read and interesting quote from the National Council of Teachers of English, (NCTE 2008): As society and technology change, so does literacy.  Because technology* has increased the intensity and complexity of literate environments, the twenty-first century demands that a literate person possess a wide range of abilities and competencies, many literacies.  These literacies–from […]

ESL Kindergarten Lesson: Body Parts “I can __________ with my ___________.” For new or beginning English language learners, sometimes language has to be broken down to the basic of basics. I teach Kindergarten ESL and our immersion program does lots of sheltering and scaffolding for students with their academic language acquisition. However, basic language skills […]