The #VirtuEL17 online conference for teachers of English Language Learners took place this morning.

My session was a Q & A one related to my previously posted video on Social Emotional Learning.

Here’s the link to the video of the Q & A session (embedding is not available).

I spoke about many instructional strategies during that brief session. Here are some links to find additional related resources:

How I apply Freire’s ideas in the classroom. Here are additional Freire-connected resources.

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I talked a lot about inductive learning – see The Best Resources About Inductive Learning & Teaching.

I also spoke about helping students develop agency – see The Best Resources On Student Agency & How To Encourage It.

Here’s a link to an article our former principal and I wrote about how schools benefit from having ELL students: The Positive Impact Of English Language Learners At An Urban School.

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Here’s a link to the videos from all the sessions at the conference: