ELL Support for Teachers
Creole Area Signs This link has signs you can use to support your Creole speaking children and families.
Rhyming word cards This link offers resources for supporting ELs as they become familiar with rhythm and rhyme of the English language.
Translations for common phrases in Spanish This link offers phrases you can use with your Spanish speaking children and families.
ttps://www.edweek.org/tm/articles/2017/11/15/pronouncing-students-names-correctly-should-be-a.html Please read this very important article about the need to pronounce students' names correctly. The same is true for that of students' family members
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aQoaagDWMrs Chcek out this YouTube video to help us all develop new and better ways to welcome ALL of our families to our schools.
https://www.edweek.org/tm/articles/2017/09/06/a-quick-start-guide-for-teaching-english-language-learners.html Dr. Russo just sent this out to everyone...but I thought it was worthy of re-posting here. While not everything mentioned would be developmentally appropriate for Preschoolers, the HEART of the article is perfect for all of us. A great read!
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