There is a lot involved in adolescent literacy. The turbulent years of adolescence may feel like a rollercoaster under the pressure of hormone changes, increasing academic demands, social demands, information overload and so on. With the right knowledge, families, school, friends, and proper mental and physical health can serve as the supporting poles so that
I made this video as an assignment to which I had to present an instructional strategy. I chose to talk about two strategies that I have used in my classroom and that are very useful for language learners. The first is academic conversations strategies to train students to discuss what they are learning in the classroom.
One of these days, while I was teaching a small group of English language learners in kindergarten, I observed this student who couldn’t quite trace the letters or even recognize them well. Let’s call her Maria (not her real name). She stood out since all the other students in that group had been showing great
My online store is available on Teachers Pay Teachers. That is an awesome platform where teachers share the materials they create for their classes. Most of the resources there have been tested and curated by real teachers. My store has some free items that I have used in my own classes and that have been
One of the things I have learned in American schools is that walls are for display. Classrooms are colorful, decoration hangs from the ceilings, the walls are full of posters, everywhere you look you will see pieces of information. According to one of the teachers I met a while ago, the point is, “even if
I have met some people who stutter (of course, everyone has), and in some occasions, teachers have asked me what to do when a student stutters; however, I had never really cared about it, until this semester. Well… This time I had a student who stuttered in my English language classroom, and he inspired me to write this article. I felt