• How Can I Help?







    • Honor the silent period
    • Use gestures/hand motions
    • Partner ELs with someone who speaks their native language
    • Use sentence starters
    • Front load new material 
    • Use labels
    • Allow some scaffolding with the native language
    • Use videos for culturally unique vocabulary
    • Preteach whenever possible
    • Make connections between new concepts and students background knowledge
    • Use captions when showing videos