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Laura Lukens
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Christel Broady
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FINGERTIP COMMUNICATION ACTIVITY
Keiko Abe-Ford

In an EFL or ESL class with 20 or more students, I teach target sentences and lead students to practice them in “interaction time.” When I set up practice time or interaction time, I ask the students to interact with several other students in pairs. Read More

STORYTELLING IN THE ESL CLASSROOM
Faisal Shamali

Storytelling is a skill that can be effectively directed to improve other skills, such as writing, grammar, listening, and speaking. Donald Davis, a noted storyteller, teaches storytelling as a bridge between a child’s “first language” (gestures and speech) and “second language” (writing). Read More

RECIPROCAL TEACHING AND THE USE OF SENTENCE WALLS IN THE ESOL CLASSROOM
Mitch Bobrick

Within a balanced literacy model, teachers work with their students in small groups and guide them through the reading process by helping them to develop comprehension routines. These routines are integrated practices that students can use with multiple texts. Read More

TEAM TEACHING IN THE UNITED STATES AND ABROAD
Janet Orr

Team teaching to students learning English occurs in many different contexts in U.S. elementary classrooms and around the world. The goals of these programs are generally the same: to ensure quality English language models and instruction in the classroom. Read More

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