English-Language Learners Video

Nine Ways Canadian Teachers Support English-Learners

May 1, 2018 2:50

Three-fourths of the roughly 500 students at Islington Junior Middle School in Toronto, speak a language other than English at home. There are also a growing number of refugee children from Syria settling here, many of whom have had interrupted schooling and are not at grade level in their home language. Canadian teachers use a variety of methods to teach these children to read and write in English, with remarkable success.

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