9 Strategies that Facilitate Reading Comprehension with ELLs

| January 30, 2018

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Support deeper learning for English language learners (ELLs) so that they’re better prepared for next unit, the next school year, and their life beyond school. These 9 strategies help ELL students to improve their reading comprehension and approach new content in collaboration with their classmates.9 ideas for building content-specific reading comprehension for ELL.Focus on collaborative activities that encourage critical thinking and communication skills.

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Purple Mash Games Design Competition - Winners

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