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Many teachers work with small groups of students and especially if you're in an elementary setting, making a schedule for those small groups can be one of the most challenging tasks of your entire school year.
For today's episode, I have invited back my dear friend, Kristen Vibas, to chat about just that, the peculiarities of scheduling and grouping English learner students in elementary grades.
Kristen Vibas is a K-6 elementary ESOL teacher living in Northern Virginia. She's been teaching multilingual learners since 2005 in one of the country's largest school districts.
What you will hear about in this episode:
- Scheduling and grouping English learner students in elementary grades
- The process of scheduling small groups and providing targeted English language development to students
- The importance of using data, such as ELP scores and assessment scores, to group students with similar language needs for effective instruction
- Grouping students with similar language needs in order to effectively target their individual language development
- The ESL Teaching Roadmap – membership community for middle and high school ESL/ELL teachers. As a thank you for listening, use code ESLPODCAST for 10% off when you join.
- Simply Ieva ESL Teachers Pay Teachers Store
- 1:1 ESL Teacher Coaching Session
- Essential Lesson Plan Bundle
- Episode 22 - Teaching Reading with Kristen Vibas
- Episode 80 - Empowering English learners - an Asset Based Approach
- Episode 72 - Four easy ways to differentiate the same lesson
Connect with Kristen:
- On Instagram - @awalkinthechalk
Connect with Ieva:
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