This article from Busy Teacher offers suggestions for ways that teachers can promote self-correction for their ESL learners during classes.
This article explains how using differentiated comprehension checks is a way to reach all students in your classroom. It helps students understand grammatical features by asking a quick series of tiered questions during a story or conversation. This is a meaning-based technique that promotes comprehension.
This online course helps teachers select and design formative assessment activities that engage learners in setting goals and monitoring their own progress, as well as using appropriate oral and written feedback techniques with learners.
This blog post from Teach2LearnESL offers examples of goal-setting activities for literacy level learners. The post includes images of handouts and explanations of how they are used with learners.
This PowerPoint outlines goal-setting projects and their results in beginning level adult ESL classrooms. Images of handouts and descriptions of activities are provided.
This handout discusses the features of effective and ineffective feedback and offers teaching tips for employing effective corrective feedback strategies when working with intermediate and advanced ESL learners.
This blog post from Ellevation provides an overview of a webinar where participants learned how to transform the commonly used SMART goal-setting framework and make it directly applicable for EL educators. The full recording of the webinar is available using Adobe Connect.
ESL and Math
Need resources related to integrating math/numeracy into your ESL instruction? Check out the Language of Math section of the Numeracy resource library!