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Ideas for resources/sites for Beginner ESL students to use over the summer?

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What else can I do with a masters degree in ESL? I taught at 3 different schools in 3 years. The first two I resigned because they weren’t a good fit and this year I was non renewed despite my perform… more

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Who got their ACCESS scores back? Higher, lower, pleasantly surprised? I'm surprised that they did much better in speaking, but we have been very focused on it!

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A warm recognition to all teachers who have become HEROES during this time of need for our communities. You truly are HEROES! ❤️. Keep being awesome...we’re almost there.

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Looking for a job and willing to move anywhere, USA. Where is there a high need for ESL teachers?

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As an ESL teacher, do you ever feel forgotten by your school staff when it comes to Teacher Appreciation Week? Not that I have to get something, but....

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Hi, Fishbowl teachers! I'm taking over @fishbowlteachers on Instagram today with tips on how to stay positive while teaching from home. Don't miss it!

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Help! I have one beginner ESL student. He's in 9th grade and he's really falling behind. He reads at probably a 1st or 2nd grade reading level. What can I give him to improve his literacy w/o … more

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Have any of your held a zoom meeting or session with parents? My experiences so far have shown me the importance of computer literacy and i think parents need a training session.

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How are you addressing EL lessons in your distance learning plans?

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How are teachers with high school ELs providing services? Especially to those who are in the program but are proficient? Do you just keep in contact with the teachers?

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How are your ELs and their parents handling this crisis? I wish I could give them more support.

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Any ideas for how to get ELs to practice speaking remotely?

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Does anyone have any ideas how to teach ESL students online, especially Newcomers and non-proficient ELs?

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I teach beginning elementary ELs. As we prepare for remote teaching, the administration doesn’t plan to distribute any technology. How to I help families and non readers access activities?!?

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How are my fellow ESL teachers and students doing during this time? Do your students have work to do at home?

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Any ideas for teaching ESL students (especially those with very limited English and formal schooling skills, computer skills) virtually bc of the corona virus?

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I teach first grade at a Spanish-English bilingual school with Spanish as the primary language for most. Waffles are some good reading fluency building ideas and activities for English learners?

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Good anchor novels to read with middle school newcomers? I need something high interest and timely, yet still accessible.

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WIDA people. How do you do your ACCESS testimg? 4 sessions in 4 days? 2 sessions each day with a break? Or other? Who does your testing?

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Any resources or websites available to help my ESOL students learned biology? It is taxing for students who speak English, I want my ESOL students to have a fighting chance.

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Forgive me if this has already been addressed, but how do you handle teaching a student in an EOC course who does not speak any English? I feel like it is cruel to have them take an EOC in English.

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I have Newcomers and push in to content classes. The teachers seem like we are just a hassle and like they shouldn't be responsible for teaching ESL students.

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What are the different ways that you prep for WIDA? I'm having the kids use Flipgrip to practice the speaking portion. Any ideas for good prompts?

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I just got a new student who was placed in 6th grade. However, based on her age and schooling, she should be in 7th. I talked to her and she agrees. Have you ever advocated for a student to be placed … more

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Has anyone else noticed a drop in enrollment of ESL students since the immigration policies have changed?

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We will be starting WIDA ACCESS testing soon. How do you prepare your students?

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If you only had time to teach one Shakespeare play, which would it be and why?

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