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by teresa roll
Wed Jun 20, 2012 5:28 pm
Forum: Material Writing
Topic: Authentic materials...which ones encourage engagement?
Replies: 0
Views: 2570

Authentic materials...which ones encourage engagement?

Hello, Everyone! Presently, I am a master's candidate at Ohio Dominican University completing a research project on the use of authentic materials in the high school ESL classroom to increase student engagement in the required curriculum. If you teach or completed student teaching in a high school E...
by teresa roll
Wed Jun 20, 2012 5:15 pm
Forum: Secondary School Education
Topic: Teaching Biology to ESL students
Replies: 2
Views: 3651

Seek out children's trade books/ tap into your local library

Although you are teaching older students, don't be afraid to use children's science trade books to at least introduce vocabulary. I am blessed to live near my metropolitan library where there is a wonderful children's section and staff to accompany it. The staff has eagerly helped me find appropriat...
by teresa roll
Mon Jun 18, 2012 3:16 pm
Forum: Secondary School Education
Topic: Survey: Authentic Materials Used to Engage ELLs
Replies: 0
Views: 2755

Survey: Authentic Materials Used to Engage ELLs

Hello, Everyone! Presently, I am a master's candidate at Ohio Dominican University completing a research project on the use of authentic materials in the high school ESL classroom to increase student engagement in the required curriculum. If you teach or completed student teaching in a high school E...
by teresa roll
Fri Jun 15, 2012 9:33 pm
Forum: Adult Education
Topic: Initiating interaction among students
Replies: 2
Views: 2074

Assign groups and partners for some activities

When I first started teaching ESL classes, I had the same problem. Fortunately, I had the luxury of having several volunteers, so I could divide and mix the class into conversation groups every other class. Most of the time the groups would be pre-arranged according to the activity. I would be certa...
by teresa roll
Fri Jun 15, 2012 8:45 pm
Forum: Bilingual Education
Topic: Student centered instruction
Replies: 4
Views: 3426

What grade(s) are you teaching? The older the students the more student-centered the lesson should be. Also, what was lesson that was reviewed? Did your principal elaborate on why he made this comment? Who is doing the most talking during the lesson? If you are teaching ESL, the students should be s...