By Liz Ramirez
Which students are experiencing success in today’s “distance learning”? What barriers do other students face?
While virtual learning platforms have made it possible for some live instruction to continue during school closures, this type of learning environment presents additional challenges for students who are learning English. Many of the language supports and resources that students rely on in the classroom are no longer accessible, including subtle ones like teacher gestures, word walls, and turning to a partner for clarification. Now…?
How do we support English learners in a virtual learning environment?