ELLs Are Mentioned in Report on Pre-K Learning

By Mary Ann Zehr — December 12, 2008 1 min read
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Teachers can help English-language learners at the pre-K level by using gestures, speaking slowly, repeating information, encouraging peer interactions, and anticipating words that will be hard and providing explanations. This is some of the information contained in two sidebars about English-language learners that appear in a report, “Preschool Curriculum: What’s In It for Children and Teachers?,” released this week by the Albert Shanker Institute of the American Federation of Teachers.

A version of this news article first appeared in the Learning the Language blog.