Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Frames for ELLs Participation

English language learners need explicit and structured routines to facilitate participation in classroom discussion. Dr. Kate Kinsella from the Center for Teacher Efficacy, San Francisco State University, recommends setting up students' participation through her Productive Partners framework. I have use it routinely in my classroom and my students simply love it, and what's more important, everyone participates.

It is also important to teach students how to agree o disagree with their classmates, this provides a safe environment where all opinions are respected and all contributions are considered valuable.

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