As the 2014 Washington State Teacher of the Year, I created this space for those who want to explore resources from the perspective of an ELL Specialist, Instructional Coach, and Teacher Leader. Please download and modify to meet the needs of your students.
Our students need us to teach content and language simultaneously in our classrooms. Click here for resources to help you add visuals, scaffolding, and vocabulary support for your lessons. Comprehensible input is crucial.
Need some ideas for family engagement? Here are some resources that can be used to support parents and families on the latest education issues and trends. You can also find materials that I use for ELL Family Nights.
My "go-to" websites and materials for fresh ideas to support teachers and students. I highly recommend using Twitter as a tool to find professional learning resources, but here are a few of my favorites that you don't want to miss.