Archive for the ‘kindergarten’ Category

How do parents play a positive role in fostering good language habits for their children?  Can schools influence what language parents speak to their child at home? As an EAL teacher, I work daily with young non-English speaking learners and help support their English language acquisition.  As the school language is English, about 60% of […]

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 […]