The Impact of Diversity
The differences and similarities between the students of Strive and myself allow us to create a dynamic in which I can help them reach their goal of attending college th...
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...t (). Too often stories are heard of teachers letting students slide by because they feel like they are not getting the information or simply want to pass them on to the next teacher, which is only hurting the student. For the ELL students in my class it is important to know where their abilities fall in terms of proficiency with English in the academic scene. Once a foundation is found it is up to myself as their teacher to help scaffold them to the next level so that they may not only grow as a student but as a person. By simply keeping the bar low, the teacher is simply harming the student, not helping them. ()
Finally, a fifth instructional strategy that absolutely needs to be used in the classroom is clear and concise expectation and directions to best help the ELL students succeed so as they know exactly what needs to be done, as well as how to accomplish it.
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