Fact: 10% of students enrolled in our schools today are second language learners.
Fact: ELL’s need to spend at least 50% of their instructional time “producing” oral language.
Fact: ELL students will be included in standardized testing requirements in the majority of the states.
With these facts in mind, how do you start preparing students for learning in another language in a meaningful and deep way as new standards propose?
I am not a language acquisition expert, but my experience teaching in a bilingual classroom and supporting educational technology has allowed me to see many successful learning strategies used with ELL's. Wixie makes it easy to help your language learners master content and reach your curriculum standards.