Multilingual learners (ML) replaces the term English-language learners (ELL or EL).
Inquiry-based instruction provides a rich learning environment for multilingual learners. In this learning experiences, MLs encounter both content and language learning opportunities. In this way, they learn appropriately-level content while working on their English skills in real-world, meaningful contexts. Watch the videos and explore the resources below to learn more about how to use inquiry-based practices with your multilingual learners.
Using Inquiry with Multilingual Learners
Using the 5Es with Multilingual Learners
Multilingual Learner Resources
- Collins COBUILD - online student dictionary with images, videos, pronunciations
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Keep checking as our professional learning series develops
The 5Es (coming soon)
Full Inquiry & PBL
Although this podcast isn't specific to MLs, it does have a variety of connections that may help you incorporate inquiry-based practices with multilingual learners.