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Collaboration & Advocacy for ELL - Chapter Summary
The lessons in this chapter provide insight into the ways that ELL teachers work with general educators and advocate for multilingualism in the classroom. You will review how ELL teachers use techniques and strategies for working with administrators, families and the community to ensure the needs of ELL students are being met.
Other lessons address how ELL teachers act as advocates for and promote bi- and multilingualism for use in school settings. After you complete this chapter, you should be able to do the following:
- Use collaborative methods to work with general education teachers regarding the implementation of student modifications
- Collaborate with other teachers regarding Individual Learning Plans (ILPs) for ELL students
- Apply strategies to model effective ELL techniques for cooperation with other teachers, families and other professionals
- Explain the role of ELL teachers as advocates and a language and education resource
- Understand the strategies ELL teachers use to meet the needs of their students
- Describe the importance of multilingualism in schools and how ELL teachers can advocate for it
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1. Collaborating with Teachers of ELL Students
Exchanging information and ideas with teachers of ESL students is integral to student success. In this lesson, you'll find tips and strategies for creating a positive environment of collaboration between classroom teachers and teachers of ESL students.
2. Collaborating with Other Educators on Individual Learning Plans for ELL Students
In this lesson, you have a basic guide on strategies to collaborate with certified personnel when you need to outline a student's individual learning plan (ILP). Also, we'll discuss strategies to collaborate with assessment preparation.
3. Strategies for Modeling Effective ELL Techniques for Other Teachers
There are many strategies teachers can use to assist colleagues so they apply effective English language learning (ELL) techniques and resources. This lesson gives you an overview of those strategies, including the parent's role and policy.
4. The Role of ELL Teachers as a Resource & Advocate
As a teacher of English language learners (ELLs), you can often find situations that make you feel like you need to speak on behalf of your students. Let's explore the different situations in this lesson and some recommendations so you can play your role as an advocate in a professional manner.
5. How Teachers Meet the Needs of ELL Students
As an ELL teacher, you know that your role does not end with preparing and teaching lessons. Your role includes acting as an advocate on behalf of ELL students. This lesson gives you an overview of strategies to perform this role.
6. Advocating for the Use of Non-English in School Settings
What is the value of multilingualism? As an ESL teacher, the value and strategies to advocate for the use of non-English in school settings is important part of your role as an educator. This lesson explores this topic to help you advocate effectively.
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Other chapters within the Indiana Core Assessments English Learners: Test Prep & Study Guide course
- Components of Language
- Teaching Components of Language for ELL
- Language Acquisition & Literacy Development in Indiana Classrooms
- Cultural Concepts for Indiana Classrooms
- Culturally Inclusive Teaching
- Teacher-to-Student Communication
- ELL Instructional Practices for Indiana
- Teaching Diverse English Language Learners
- Scientific & Evidence-Based Literacy Instruction
- EL Instructional Resources
- Assessment of English Learners in Indiana
- Professional Knowledge & Growth for Indiana ESL Teachers
- Indiana Core Assessments English Learners Flashcards