Part II – Reading Techniques for Learner-Centered Teaching

This post was written by Susan Weymouth Part I of this article “Reading Techniques for Learning-Centered Teaching” established how designing student-centered activities after reading motivates English language learners to speak and write. Part II offers a few suggestions for the classroom. These activities do not replace work on reading subskills, but build bridges to meaningful […]

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Why to Activate your ESL Students’ Background Schema

In listening and reading lessons with your ESL students, it’s crucial to activate your students’ background schema or existing experience on the topic.

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