Video & Video Guide: Adventures in Preschool Second Language Acquisition
Teaching at the Beginning
This resource illustrates:
4A) High-quality and extended talk; 4C) Repeat and expand children’s talk; 4D) Songs, rhymes, and chants; 7D) Children as language experts; 8A) Visual cues; 8G) Reduce supports as proficiency grows; 8H) Talk one-on-one; 2A) Build relationships
This video showcases the relationship between one teacher and one Korean-speaking Multilingual Learner and her family. The video includes vignettes of teaching, interviews with the teacher, the family, and administrators, and many rich examples of English development teaching strategies. The accompanying guide suggests moments in the video to pause to notice teachers’ practice, along with prompts for reflection and discussion.