Setting Up for Intermediate ELLs


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Summer is flying by and we are finishing up our summer series, Successfully Setting Up for the School Year this Summer, by looking at how to prepare for our intermediate students. We want to be prepared so our classroom environment is one of trust, safety, support, and high standards. Today, we are looking at how to set up routines that help our intermediate students feel comfortable and confident in our classroom.

In this episode, I am breaking down what to have set up to best support your intermediate ELL students so you aren’t burning out and working on lessons all the time. I am covering 5 different routines you can set up to support your ELL students, why these routines are beneficial, and tips on how to implement these routines.

This week’s challenge is the last of the summer challenge inside the Facebook group. It’s not too late to complete the challenges and get entered to win the grand prize – a year long membership to Equipping ELLs! The Equipping ELLs membership gives you  access to monthly lesson plans, materials, and activities for ELL students so you can just print and go!

Topics discussed in this episode:

  • 5 routines to have prepared for the school year to help your intermediate (and other level) ELL students be successful
  • Why these routines are beneficial to your students
  • Tips and ideas to implement these routines into your classroom
  • You can still complete the summer challenge in the Facebook group for your chance that the grand prize of a year long membership to Equipping ELLs
  • What exciting things to expect in upcoming episodes!

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We all know that teaching isn’t easy, but it doesn’t have to be this hard. Equipping ELLs is a podcast for both ESL specialists and homeroom teachers who are looking for effective and engaging ways to support their English Language Learners without adding to their endless to-do list. Tune in each week to hear tips, strategies, and inspirational stories that will empower you to better reach your ELL students, equip them with life-long skills, and strengthen relationships with colleagues and parents.

Your host, Beth Vaucher, is the founder of Inspiring Young Learners. She is an ESL certified homeroom teacher with over 10 years of experience teaching in the US and internationally. Her background of M.Ed in ESL and Curriculum and Instruction combined with her experience has led her to develop a bestselling newcomer curriculum that has sold in over 90 countries around the globe. She brings a different perspective to teaching ELLs from her years teaching and living abroad and working with ELLs from around the world. You will walk away from each episode with the ideas and tools you need to transform your experience as a teacher and cultivate a thriving and welcoming environment for your ELL students.


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