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...rning of English as a second language. It is important when learning a language that you practice it aloud in a conversation with others. This can now be done in a more efficient way with parents and children both learning English at the same time.
In the end, I found this article to be very knowledgeable on what it takes to support education for English Language Learners. These five lessons aren’t the only important things needed in order to have a supportive educational environment for English Language Learners, but they definitely are some of them. I believe that it is really important for educators and future educators to be knowledgeable about ELL students because you never know what type of student will walk through your door. As educators, we cannot be reliant on the specialists to help ELL students; it is the educator’s responsibility to teach all children.
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