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Teaching Students with Diverse Needs - Chapter Summary
Use the bite-sized lessons in this chapter to fully comprehend ways to teach students with diverse needs. Topics covered include the use of a native language for advanced learning and strategies for teaching ELL students from different educational populations. Once you've finished this chapter, you will be able to do the following:
- Share considerations educators should make when teaching special populations of ELL students
- List strategies and methods for teaching gifted ELL students
- Provide tips and strategies for instructing ELL students with special education needs
- Discuss strategies educators can use to teach ELL students with interrupted formal education
- Explain the importance of using a student's native language for advanced learning
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1. Teaching Special Populations of ELL Students
As a teacher of English language learners, you may have students in your classroom who have some special characteristics, such as newcomers. This lesson provides you with a guide for working with these students.
2. Strategies for Teaching Gifted ELL Students
Teaching gifted students can be rewarding, but it can also pose unique challenges. In this lesson, teachers are provided strategies and methods specifically designed for use when teaching gifted ELLs (English Language Learners).
3. Instructional Strategies for ELL Students with Special Education Needs
English Language Learners (ELLs) with special education needs cannot progress like average ELLs in developing English fluency. This lesson gives you some strategies with examples to assist ELLs with special needs.
4. Strategies for Teaching ELL Students with Interrupted Formal Education
You probably have a few students in your ELL class who have not had continuity in their education due to different factors. This lesson provides basic guidelines for teaching these students.
5. Using Students' Native Language for Advanced Learning
In this lesson, you will learn how to use a student's native language for advanced learning with your English Language Learners, including activities to use prior to and during learning.
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Other chapters within the ILTS English as a New Language (125): Practice & Study Guide course
- Linguistics for Second Language Learners
- Language Acquisition Overview
- Learning Theory, Styles & Development
- ELL Teaching & Learning Theories
- Developing Inclusive Learning Environments
- Illinois Learning Standards
- Curriculum Development Overview for ELL Teaching
- ELL Instructional Strategies
- Student Motivation & Engagement
- Classroom & Group Management
- Classroom Communication Techniques
- Using Technology for Teaching ELL
- Types of ELL Student Assessment
- Analyzing & Interpreting ELL Student Assessment
- ELL Teachers as Student Advocates
- School Collaboration & Community Building for ELL Teachers
- Professional Development & Reflective Practice
- ILTS English as a New Language Flashcards