Who is your ELL student?


English Language Learners are just that: learners. They will get there with the right input.  What makes them different is that they will enjoy the added benefit of speaking in two systems of codes, which will enhance the rest of their cognitive and academic performance, unless there are any hindering pre-existing factors that may prevent it. Taken from OSSE.DC.GOV The state definition of Limited-English proficient … Continue reading Who is your ELL student?

Magnificent Multicultural Night


This multicultural event was a success because I researched every single family’s background in the school and invited them to celebrate them and give it 100%.  I thought they wouldn’t, but they all gave 500%!  Each country wanted to out perform the other, and it was amazing what came out. I will never forget this night, like, EVER.  I had all these amazing people working … Continue reading Magnificent Multicultural Night

Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Activity Pack Now Available in TPT


“Muertos” can’t come fast enough for me. Such a beautiful celebration to honor family and ancenstry….and eat, make sugar skulls and have fun.  Here is the latest from my TPT store There will be a part 2 coming up so keep checking for it. As always, feel free to drop a line, or find me in JustAnswer.com,  Wyzant.com, or Enotes.com for more ideas or questions … Continue reading Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Activity Pack Now Available in TPT

FREE ESL practice for SPEAKING (and listening) online


Remember these resources? Not long ago, I posted about how I keep my resources saved and stored in my Padlets. Check them out now if you want!  ❤️ I got you some extra ESL ❤️ Here are MORE ESL practice sites that can help you in every standard area of life. The ROBOT! THE ESL ROBOT!  The English Tutor is already an ANDROID app that … Continue reading FREE ESL practice for SPEAKING (and listening) online

How Padlet can Save Your Life


What Is Padlet? Padlet is, according to the site,  a virtual wall. It is like a micro organizer, cataloguer or pinner. It is a “Pinterest of words and links and stuff.” I cannot explain it. For sure, I can tell you that it is free to use and it is super flexible. You can get a hyperlink to share with a unique URL You can … Continue reading How Padlet can Save Your Life