Introduction Students whose home language is other than English are increasing in number. Most of them come into schools with different language backgrounds, cultures, and values. Schools should be prepared when it comes to meeting the needs of English language learners (ELLs) to ensure that they are being provided with the best education possible to be successful. Therefore, districts all around the country have put different programs into place for supporting the large population of ELLs. Unfortunately, these language programs have not always been readily available for ELLs and their families.
Clearly, if it makes this much of a difference, why don’t all schools do it? That is a huge jump in math especially. This also shows that students become much better by increasing the amount of hours in a school day. Also, the same article on Reading Rockets also suggests that teachers get to answer students’ questions and many students enjoyed the longer school day. The teachers answering students’ questions help the students understand the material better.
In 2015, American students came in 24th in reading, 25th in science, and 41st in math out of 72 countries—not the worst, but far from the best,” (p. 30) Because the U. S. is behind, many experts believe that students should go to school for an additional 90 minutes a day. Many experts say that school days should be longer. And for many reasons those experts are correct. If school days were longer teachers could spend more time on tougher subjects. Many kids have difficulty on certain subjects, but a longer school day would result in more time on those subjects.
Introduction According to Merriam-Webster Dictionary (2016), one of the definitions of Language is that it is “The system of words or signs that people use to express thoughts and feelings to each other”. Therefore, language is used to express the thoughts and feelings, and vocabulary is necessary to express it. But learning the definitions of words is fundamental. Many teachers believe that an effective instructional technique is to define words before reading a text because it supports vocabulary growth and helps them comprehend what they read; however, research indicates otherwise. Teaching English vocabulary may be challenging, and it takes a challenging teacher to achieve it.
As a parent, there is a lot to get excited about when considering the profound benefits of second language study for our children. Second language study benefits academic progress in other subjects . Applying current standard practices of foreign language Instruction. Communication, Culture, Connections with other disciplines, Comparisons with students native languages and cultures, and use of the foreign language in Communities outside the classroom reinforces English language course content of other coursework .Learning another language can enhance knowledge of English structure and vocabulary. A study of 13,200 third and fifth graders in Louisiana public schools revealed that, regardless of race, gender, or academic level, children taking foreign language classes did better on the English section of the Louisiana Basic Skills Test than those who did not.Strong evidence shows that time spent on foreign language study strongly reinforces the core subject areas of reading, English language literacy, social studies and math.
• TRANSITIONAL BILINGUAL EDUCATION The goal of the Transitional Bilingual Education (TBE) program is “to promote acquisition of English language proficiency and grade-level academic achievement in core subjects.” This program focuses on a gradual transition to English instruction, usually by third grade. The grade-level academic instruction is given on the primary language. • BILINGUAL EDUCATION PROGRAM This program focuses on offering a totally bilingual education. instruction is offered on both English and primary language. The goal is that students adquire a high academic level in English and primary language .
“The first reason I learned as a homeschool teacher is that .. it’s the students that lead the way.” (Patti Armstrong, n.d). Homeschoolers are getting higher grades than public schools student. Moreover, the united states is offering new features that help homeschoolers to learn more in an easiest way. Also, families tend to get their kids in homeschooling education to have more plenty time. There are several reasons to give students a homeschooling education, students will focus more on the lessons, having more chances to practice on exams, also they will have plenty of time to spend with parents, and feel the responsible of importance of education.
Now on Some critics are concerned that students may not remember the lessons from last week because of the longer weekend and negatively impact students attention during classes. Also, However, by shortening the days of the week, each day have a longer period of time which allows the teachers to teach without rushing through their lessons and assignments, allowing the students to recall all the knowledge. Also, Students can ask more questions and receive a more detailed explanation from the teachers due to the longer period. Next, The third day added to the weekend refreshes students mind and gives extra time for homework and projects on the weekends. Now on, For example, the science teachers have enough time to run labs, have the students write the lab reports, and clean up the labs in one class period,” she says.
1. Introduction Content, culture and context play a vital role in English language teaching, especially in countries where English is a foreign language. Thus, in order to bring some cultural knowledge and expose learners to more natural setting of English in use, teachers rely on TV shows such as Friends, Full house, The nanny, etc. which are popular American sitcoms from the 90’s. These kind of shows offer English teachers authentic materials to bring their learners into contact with language in context which can help them to identify various functions of a single utterance.
for living. This shows that English language not just a set of corpus, but more to the usage and the needs in real communication among the language users. Many of English language researches have investigated the content within ELC. For instance, IELTS Official Test Centre is a strong reference in evaluating and promoting English language by running English schools in Asian countries such as China, Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, Japan and so on, since 1988. Under IELTS, English language proficiency in the schools is measured individually and in group for the four language skills (speaking, listening, reading and writing).