English-language learners (ELLs) with special needs belong to a minority group and require specific direction for educators on how to help these students in the school context and how to help to improve their educational outcomes. This is one of the most important topics in the field of education in the USA. The main issue of the teachers is to decrease the achievement gap between ELLs and their peers. Though, the educational needs of ELLs are diverse and rather complicated. English language learners face many obstacles due to their cultural and linguistic diversity.
Abstract The importance of language skills and the ability to communicate and interact with the surrounding environment is critical in the early stages of development in a child. Communication and social skills, along with learning and expressing themselves in order to interact, is highly important during the developmental period in a child’s life. These critical issues have induced the interest and concerns by both parents and researchers to explore and study the effects of bilingualism. In this paper, we will take a look at the most common myths and misunderstandings about bilingualism. Today, there are many parents who still believe that learning multiple languages can cause language delay and low intelligence due to the misunderstanding
This has been the result of some instructors’ observation on most of their students’ difficulty expressing their thoughts and ideas through second language speaking. This observation is not only found in the classes of lower year level (1st and 2nd year) but also common to the higher level (3rd and 4th year), including those who are taking their practicum or practice teaching. The initial survey of literature yields to look at the position of the teacher who holds a crucial position in the teaching and learning process. It is important to understand the teacher’s context: his or her experiences, thoughts and beliefs, and instructional practices, which plays a big role in students’ learning of a specific skill. In a classroom periphery like the research local in which this study is situated, having students from different parts of the country with different cultural orientations, there is a need for teachers to be critical in terms of adapting instructional practices that are culturally and contextually
Teachers ' Assessment of Written Work at School Writing is a necessary skill when learning a second language as it is a highly valuable tool for communication, learning and self-expression. Apart from that, it may be fundamental for engaging in professional and social activities. People who have competent writing skills may be at an advantage to comply with the demands from present-day society and achieve accessing to better education or valuable jobs. As the school functions as a bridge between children life and adult life, it may be recommendable that students develop strong writing skills at this stage. However, this skill might be considered the most complex to acquire and teachers play a key role in guiding students through this process.
impact on education. Video cameras, tape recorders, and over-head projectors were some resources implemented in the past. Nowadays, the internet, interactive boards, smartphones, social networks, videos, and apps are some of the latest resources available for teachers and students in and outside the classroom. As a consequence, the need to develop skills to manipulate such devices and to know how to integrate them in a suitable form has emerged. This literature review explores research articles in order to identify digital literacy practices in college.
In Indonesia, English is one of subjects in the school which is most difficult. In the teaching learning process, the teachers have to make their teaching interesting for their students. So that, the students enjoy with their lesson. In fact, most of students assume that grammar is difficult. They are still have difficulties in learning English language especially in tenses.
Pupils need to have good reading skills because they use it in daily life; at school, Internet, television (subtitles), newspapers, ads, etc. Two out of eight ‘kerndoelen’ according to the Common European Framework of Reference focus on reading in a strange language (CEFR, 2017). Learners should be able to use strategies in order to search for information, organise and evaluate it (Staatsen/Heebing, 2015). I put that in mind, and at the beginning of the lesson I discussed the
Technology integration prepares students for the realities of living in digital era. It includes everything from frequent computer use in the classroom, where students learn how to effectively perform research using the internet and computers, to the use of technology such as smart boards, digital projectors and electronic textbook supplement. Technology integration is vital for classroom and structured education striving to keep up with advances to technology not only in the different ways that students can learn, but also in the ways in which they will be expected to utilize the knowledge and skills they learn. The utilization of computers and the Internet is one of the most common forms of technology integration found in many classrooms. This enables teachers to instruct students on how to effectively perform research using the Internet, as
Technology issues - Tutors and students need to have technology related skill in order for online learning to be successful. However, for many students it is a desire to learn about technology that motivates them to take an online course, and the course may provide them with their first
Therefore, in order to improve Malaysian students’ English language proficiency level, it is important to identify the factors that affect the students’ performance. In the past years, the topic of learning styles has been widely discussed among education experts, researchers and the academic community. As some may wonder, why most students are not able to become proficient in the English language even though they have received immense number of hours of instruction. According to Gilakjani (2011), students learn in various ways in order to efficiently absorb the information taught to them in