Supporting English Language Learners

An Introduction to Supporting English Language Learners in Ontario Schools – Webcast

This resource may be of interest to educators who want to: learn more about some of the common terms associated with supporting English language learners; understand the difference between Basic Interpersonal Communication Skills (BICS) and Cognitive Academic Language Proficiency (CALP); learn about the Steps to English Proficiency (STEP) resource.

Professional Learning Facilitators may wish to use portions of this webcast to supplement their face to face learning sessions.  For example, they may wish to show a clip from the webcast and then add board specific information about their local context.

An Introduction to Supporting English Language Learners in Ontario Schools   Webcast
     
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