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Why You Should Use Self Checking Activities in Your Classroom to Help ELL Students Flourish Finding efficient approaches to help ELLs’ progress is essential since ELLs face many difficulties in their quest for English proficiency. Self-checking exercises are one method that might help ELL students on their learning path. An important part of the learning …

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How You Should Set Up Your Classroom So Your ELL Students Can Thrive

Planning for Your Dual Language Classroom Setting up a dual language classroom can be a rewarding and challenging task. A dual language classroom is a type of educational program that aims to teach students in two languages, typically English and a second language. These programs can be a great way to support language development and …

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How to Use Data to Guide Your Instruction (for ELL students)

How to Use Data to Guide Your Instruction (for ELL students) Using data to plan instruction is a key aspect of effective teaching, and this is especially important when working with English language learners (ELLs). By collecting and analyzing data, teachers can better understand the strengths and needs of their ELL students and tailor their …

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How to Use a Webquest in Your Classroom to Teach Graphing

How to Use a Webquest for Upper Elementary Introduction Webquests are an excellent way to integrate technology into your classroom. They allow students to work on a project independently or in groups, and they can be used across multiple subjects and grade levels. Webquests can also be used as a great tool for differentiated instruction …

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Top Reasons You Need to Use Blooket

Blooket is an online, alternative assessment site for classroom use. It is comparable to Gimkit, Kahoot, and Quizziz. You may be wondering, why should I use Blooket if I already use the other sites? Here are 5 reasons why: STUDENT ENGAGEMENT! It’s something new to them! There are different modes students can try (Our favorites are Battle …

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The Classroom Management You Need in Your Upper Elementary Classroom

The Classroom Management You Need for Upper Elementary Why Classroom Management is Important Classroom Management is important for many reasons in your life as a teacher. Your classroom management techniques will determine if you struggle to create a cohesive classroom that has organization and students conduct themselves with good behavior. Students are going to be …

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The Importance of Low Floor, High Ceiling Activities

The Importance of Low Floor, High Ceiling Activities While some schools today track their students and group them by academic ability, it is generally considered best practice to keep students in mixed groupings.  As a result of this, most teachers work in inclusion classrooms with students who have a wide variety of needs and abilities.  …

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How the Science of Reading Affects ELL Students for the Better

The Science of Reading The science of reading is the study of how people learn to read and the best practices for teaching reading. It is based on research on how the brain processes language and how children learn to read. Understanding the science of reading can be particularly important for English language learners (ELLs), …

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