New Jersey Department of Education

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English Language Learners (ELL) in the Mainstream

Part Four: Let's Put it All Together


Language and Mathematics

Effective Strategies for Teaching English Language Learners - a collection of abstracts






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“When I came here, I couldn’t understand English; but now, I can understand because teacher taught me English. If I talked to teacher and she showed me a smile, it gave me a lot of relief because I was so afraid about talking to someone. I always thought, “If teacher couldn’t understand what I said…” It made me more afraid. Teacher was talking slowly every time and teacher used easy vocabulary words. It really helped me a lot. When I couldn’t understand what teacher wants to say something to me, teacher wrote a picture on blackboard or a paper. The picture also helps me to understand.” Shoko, 14, grade 7.

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Assessment [with audio clip]
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Questioning Techniques

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Error Correction

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