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6 Tools, Strategies, and Tasks for Emerging ELL Students

I’ve written about the things teachers can do specifically to support emerging English language learners. Here, I want to specifically focus on the tools, strategies, and tasks we can provide emerging ELL students with to help find success. These are great activities for them to access in a variety of classes and grades. Check them… Continue reading 6 Tools, Strategies, and Tasks for Emerging ELL Students

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14 Tools, Strategies, and Tasks for Beginning English Language Learners

There are so many ways we can help to support our beginning ELL students. These kiddos have often gone through a lot, and anything we can do to support them is wonderful. I’ve posted before about things that teachers can do to help support our beginning English language learners. Here, I’m going to chat about… Continue reading 14 Tools, Strategies, and Tasks for Beginning English Language Learners

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Tips for Supporting Students Who Talk Inappropriately During Class

It can be very difficult to work with students who are consistenly calling out, speaking to peers, or otherwise engaging in rude behaviour during class time. I find this most common in my students with ADHD. They are so unfocused and energetic that it's very difficult for them to discern when they should and should… Continue reading Tips for Supporting Students Who Talk Inappropriately During Class

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Tips for Supporting Students Who Struggle With Memory

It can be really difficult to support students who have difficulty remembering things. In particular, this happens so frequently with our students who have ADHD and, of course, those with low working memory. It can be so difficult for these kiddos to focus and then to recall information. Sometimes it seems like nothing we do… Continue reading Tips for Supporting Students Who Struggle With Memory

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Tips for Supporting Students Who Struggle With Transitions

It can be very difficult to help kids who struggle during transitions because there's always so much going on! Especially new or lesser-experienced teachers may not even recognize that there are any issues until a problem comes up. There are many reasons why students may struggle with transitions. They may be overly energetic, the sounds… Continue reading Tips for Supporting Students Who Struggle With Transitions