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The View From the Other Side of the Desk

About This Session


Ever look at your English learners and wish you had a better understanding of their classroom experience?

This session will put you in the shoes of language learners learning the four different skills through classroom roleplays with the opportunity to unpack the experience with fellow participants. Through this experience, participants will gain a deeper understanding of the challenges ELLs face, the importance of clear modeling and explanations, and how effective scaffolding helps support language learning.

What we'll cover:

  • Speaking a new language as a beginner
  • Writing a new language as a beginner
  • Reading when developing language fluency
  • Building vocabulary with unfamiliar symbols

Topics & Focus

Primary Topic Area
topic - English Language Learning, ESL, ELL
Session will also cover:
topic - diversity, equity & inclusion
topic - instructional theory, methodology, research

Handouts & Materials

No handouts or materials available at this time.

Echelberger, Andrea

Presenter: Andrea Echelberger
Organization: LESLLA

ROLE classroom instructors
LEVEL beginner
Case study?

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