English language learners do not have the same knowledge that their native English speaking peers do, so it is essential that you create opportunities for it. And it's not that ELL students do not have background knowledge. They just have it in another language!
English is considered by many foreigners one of the most difficult languages to learn. The following list displays the obstacles that prevent some people from learning English:
May 27, 2016
Teaching Methodology 4009 Views
Churches (2007)'s intellectual and timely revision of Bloom's Digital Taxonomy is a consequence of evolving varied areas of instructions dictated by fast changing times. This contemporary taxonomy pursues to elevate the order thinking skills that every learner should acquire. With the proliferation of emerging technology and media intervening with pedagogy, changes are yielded paving educators' innovative perceptions to flourish. These variations enabled the alliance of media and technological tools in pedagogy to form common goals for the viability of knowledge absorption. Because of these two factors' inseparable interconnections, technological fruition is media proliferation; both are adopted as teaching tool-kits. As a favorable result, traditional learning is systematically being replaced by 21st century methods and strategies in formal and non-formal classrooms as a manifestation of advocacy among educators worldwide.
Benjamin S. Bloom's (1956) Taxonomy of Cognitive Domain which ...
Nov 1, 2010
Learning Methodology 4008 Views
It is very important for teachers, parents and children alike to understand that we are all gifted and talented in different ways. We are all unique, and rarely do any of us find everything easy. No-one is a genius in all subject areas. There are many different types of intelligences and in our brain we will all have 'cool spots'.
Aug 20, 2008
E-Learning/CALL 4006 Views
Up until today, you may have missed one of the most exciting teaching revolutions that modern technology has provided. And as some of the best revolutions are, this one is free.
Nov 25, 2008
Speaking/Listening 4006 Views
Why don't students understand when faced with a listening comprehension task? Larry Lynch suggests seven possible factors...
Feb 27, 2011
Speaking/Listening 4003 Views
If you can't understand what your partner is saying it might end up to be a huge hindrance to the effectiveness of your interpersonal English communication, so when trying to figure out how to improve spoken English, you should not neglect this area. The speech is too fast, or the accent is too strong - it is all a part of the same problem.
Dec 28, 2009
Young Learners 4002 Views
Children are the core component of any nation. Without a socially and economically harmonious and healthy environment child development or child education has been pushed to darkness. Child labour, trafficking, exploitation are the main issues every developing nation is trying to overcome.
Mar 4, 2010
Young Learners 4002 Views
Many children experience anxiety related to mathematics to a certain extent, and this may begin as early as kindergarten. This anxiety can result in poor academic performance in math, many misunderstandings in math content and procedures, and negative attitudes toward math.
Mar 8, 2012
E-Learning/CALL 4001 Views
Technology transforms virtually all human pursuits. In the field of education, the use of audiovisual aids, computers, and telecommunication devices has radically altered classroom dynamics. For ESL and TFL practitioners, the possibilities being opened up by technology are highly promising, with the currently accepted practices already demonstrating the huge benefits technology offers to both students and educators.