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  • Pre-Reading Strategies to support ELLs, Matariki Resources,

    Hi everyone Some Pre-Reading Strategies Further to my post Tips for the pre-reading stage of teaching reading post last week today I am sharing some strategies that a teacher might use to support ELLs during the pre-reading stage of a lesson. These are by no means an exhaustive li...

    Tags: ESOL, ELLS, Reading, pre-reading, Matariki

  • Janet's Latest Gems

    Kia ora Latest Gems It has been a while since I shared the latest ideas, articles, research, links and apps that I have discovered from around the world that you may find helpful as leaders and teachers of English language learners. So here are a few of my recent favourites. Please note to ...

    Tags: ESOL, ELLs, Apps, research, articles

  • Tips for teaching ELLs at the Pre- Reading stage

    Talofa  Tips for the Pre- Reading stage of Teaching Reading I want to focus on what we do during the pre-reading phase of teaching reading to English language learners (ELLs) today. This follows on from my last post on the first and second language reading process. Culture may hav...

    Tags: Reading, pre-reading, teaching ELLs reading, ESOL

  • Reflection on my learning from WATESOL Expo presentations

    Hi everyone We have reached the middle of the year and I am wondering how you are all surviving? It is around this time of year that I would reflect on my teaching and my students' learning progress compared to where I thought we would be. It usually resulted in a sense of increased urgenc...

    Tags: 432 strategy, 321 strategy, ESOL, ELLs, Pronunciation, Intercultural Competence

  • Pasifika Education Plan and ways to be involved

    Hi Everyone I love these beautiful calm winter days that hint at the arrival of spring.  They bring a smile to my face just like I love seeing you all involved and collaborating on primary esolonlne or in the Virtual Learning network (VLN) primary esolonline pages. VLN – primary ESOL...

    Tags: Pasifika, PEP, ESOL, leadership

  • Key Instructional Ideas to support oral language development

    Hi everyone Last week I shared the herald article NZ pupils struggling to speak, which claimed that fewer children starting school can speak in sentences.  I know that many junior class level teachers have been concerned about this for a while. Therefore I have decided to spend the next cou...

    Tags: oral language development, ESOL, ELLs

  • ESOL Online weekly update, Pasifika HSP, Tokelau language Week

    Happy Tokelau Language Week Mālo ni and welcome to Vaiaho o te Gagana Tokelau . The theme this year,"Taofi ke mau ki tau aganuku Tokelau"or hold fast to your Tokelauan Treasures.   The above information on Tokelau Language week comes from, Puttingthe ‘e’ in P...

    Tags: HSP, Pasifika, ESOL

  • Personal Libraries and the use of Digital technology

    Hi everyone I hope your new school year has got off to a flying start and that you are getting to know your students well. Our topic today explores the use of digital online books for teaching reading and to develop a personal library for your students reading enjoyment. Our Community L...

    Tags: Digital Books, Reading and ELLs, ESOL

  • March gems from around the world

    Favourite Gems from around the world Once again here is is a few of my latest gems that I have discovered recently on the internet. Just dip into the ones that interest you. There is something for everyone.  Games and Activities ·       &nbs...

    Tags: ESOL, ELLS

  • Language apps for English language learners

    Kia ora Thank you to Peter and Judith for the feedback on my last update on ELLs and  phonological and phonemic awareness. I hope that community members found it helpful.    Last week I attended a meeting where it was great to hear teachers sharing some of thei...

    Tags: Language apps, ESOL, ELLs. oral language, speaking