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Secondary ESOL Online (VLN)

Secondary ESOL Online (VLN)

Owner: Literacy ESOL English Online

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This group is moderated by Breda Matthews. It is a space for is for all secondary teachers and ESOL specialists to share their ideas, resources and issues around meeting the needs of English language learners. Use the areas below to ask questions, start discussions, make suggestions and access links.

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    Supporting ELLs in mainstream classrooms

    Started by Karen Jamieson 05 Jul 2018 3:12pm () Replies (5) Last reply by Julie Gordon
    I am putting together a presentation for some staff at my school on how they can support ELLs students in their mainstream classes, from years 9 - year 13. If anyone has any tools, strategies, resources or ideas that'd be happy to share, it...
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    Testing new intakes of International Students

    Started by Kath 07 Jul 2018 7:57am () Replies (2) Last reply by Breda Matthews
    Kia Ora Everyone I'd love to find out what people do to test each new intake of international students. We have 35 new students arriving in term three and there is a lot of pressure to test these students quickly so timetables can be issued...

See how support can be put in place for new secondary school students

This video from WestEd looks at how students can be supported int their first year at high school. It focuses on identifying students and wrap around support. English language is a key driver in this and ESOL teachers can play an active role in school wide identification of at risk students and providing identified students with support.