Blog: ELL Students’ Home Language is an Asset, Not a “Barrier”
This resource illustrates:
2D) Peer support in home language; 7B) Key content vocabulary in home language; 7D) Children as language experts
Grades K-1, Grades 2-3
In this blog, numerous teachers share their thinking on why home languages are an asset to acknowledge and celebrate in the classroom. Additional links and resources are available to help teachers know how to draw on students' knowledge in their home languages, and structure activities that support Multilingual Learners' language development.