We are a country made up of a wide variety of cultures, and it shows in the classroom. English language learners (ELLs) make up the fastest growing demographic in our schools.
Despite the growing number of English learners in the United States, teachers continue to report that they do not feel well prepared to support English learners.
Authentic lessons that connect with students’ prior knowledge and cultural experiences provides a positive learning environment.
Supporting DELs is the responsibility of all teachers, whether a 30-year veteran English as a second language (ESL) specialist or a mainstream teacher with a single DEL in their class this year.
Students’ sense of belonging refers to the feelings of being accepted by teachers, peers, and any other individuals at school, and feeling like they are part of the school community.
The digital classroom and all its accompanying tools mean that hybrid learning has transitioned from an emergency response to a staple in education.
Colleagues who are friends are more important than ever in our professional and personal development.
One may think the leadership path is a one-way street; however, we have all experienced the path to leadership in different ways.
Conducting teacher interviews is one of the most important tasks a principal has. The hiring decisions you make impact everyone: the faculty, the students, and their families.
Here are some critical strategies for teaching multilingual learners.
Flipped learning represents the evolution of the application of technology in the classroom in order to teach (and learn) a language as well as other subjects.
The language practices used by teachers in schools directly impact the language development and reading performance of multilingual children.
It’s natural that, like the rest of us, students’ curiosity would be piqued by past pandemics. Check out how you can capitalize on this interest in the classroom.
There are many reasons why TESOL professionals may wish to seek opportunities in addition to the traditional classroom setting.
When every choice bears such significant weight, how do principals make decisions that really drive results?
Alternative modes of publication that are practitioner-oriented and suited to novice researchers in the fields of AL and TESOL to disseminate knowledge.
Effective time management is one area in which we believe teachers, coordinators, and program administrators must work hard.
Exploring the role of classroom assessment in teaching English academic writing with the aid of technology.
Six conceptual questions to consider if you are in the position of advising on, shaping, or making choices about the PD plan in your institution.
After six years as an assistant principal, 12 years as a building principal, and many more years of mentoring first-year principals, here are the best pieces of advice I’ve found for making your first years as a principal a success.