Teacher aides/paraprofessionals/teaching assistants can be invaluable in the classroom and it’s possible that with COVID-19 funding, many more will be hired.

Here are some resources that might be helpful – let me know what I’m missing:

DO’S & DON’TS OF WORKING WITH AN AIDE IN AN ELL CLASSROOM – PLEASE ADD YOUR OWN SUGGESTIONS

‘TEACHERS & AIDES NEED TO WORK AS A TEAM’

“TIPS FOR WORKING WITH CLASSROOM AIDES”

MY LATEST BAM! RADIO SHOW IS ON EFFECTIVE WAYS TO WORK WITH AIDES/PARAPROFESSIONALS

“A ‘COMMUNICATION, ACTION, REFLECTION’ CYCLE MAKES A TEACHER-PARAPROFESSIONAL RELATIONSHIP WORK”

Supporting Students and Teachers as a Paraprofessional ESL Educator: 6 Things You Can Try Now is by Valentina Gonzalez.

Making Best Use of Teaching Assistants is from The Educational Endowment Foundation.