Working With English Language Learners

As ATPE News recently reported, there are more than 800,000 English language learners in Texas schools. Helping these students navigate a new language while they maintain a connection to their native culture can be both a challenge and a joy. But students who are able to straddle both worlds find that the advantages outweigh the struggles.

What challenges and joys have you experienced working with English language learners? What resources have you found that you would share with other educators?

Read the ATPE News article and check out Edutopia’s list of resources for supporting English language learners.

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