Although not updated since 2011, this site from Dr. Olenka S.E. Bilash at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada, is an outstanding resource for improving teaching and learning, and improving second language education. https://sites.educ.ualberta.ca/staff/olenka.bilash/Best%20of%20Bilash/vygotsky.html Scroll down to see an example of how the ZPD might relate to the development of reading. Note the scaffolding/Gradual Release …
Category: English Language Learners
Source: Teaching Strategies For Analyzing Text: Complete Lesson
Source: What Is Comprehensible Input? – Lessons – Tes Teach
Content-Area Conversations: How To Plan Discussion-Based Lessons For Diverse Language Learners, by Douglas Fisher, Nancy Frey, and Carol Rothenberg (2008). ASCD.
Language Objectives: The Key to Effective Content Area Instruction for English Learners | Colorín Colorado
Source: Language Objectives: The Key to Effective Content Area Instruction for English Learners | Colorín Colorado
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Stephen Krashen demonstrates comprehensible input Want to know more? Research the topic of language acquisition. More video of Dr. Krashen’s presentations are posted on youtube.