Nine ways teachers can make content accessible for ELLs in class. Great for printing and posting near your desk.
This video demonstrates instruction that is made comprehensible and instruction that is not comprehensible, with a lesson in Russian and English.
Quick read to help explain what comprehensible input is and isn’t. There is a great example of what reading can feel like for ELLs in content classes.
Prepare students for independent work. The I do/We do/You do strategy is a great way to create comprehensible input in your class. Watch this teacher demonstrate what it looks like in her classroom. (Comprehensible Input/Scaffolding)
On-the-spot scaffolding is an essential skill for teachers. Check out these three strategies for assisting students when they struggle.
Scaffold your instruction with these teaching scaffolding strategies to help bridge readiness and mastery for your elementary students!
Katie discusses why scaffolding is not a black and white process. It’s unique to each class, student and situation.