Learning English By Writing Op-Eds

Students from around the world have great ideas, and are learning English by writing op-eds about diverse subjects such as bullying, drunk driving, and why some Muslim women wear a hijab. At Lowell High School in Massachusetts, the English Language Learner students in...

Using Cell Phones to Learn English

Foreign born students are using cell phones to learn English in one Florida middle school.  Most students must keep their cellphones off and out of sight during school hours.  However, for those learning English, the phones are translation devices, and a way to look...

How To Teach English Language Learners With Photos

Teacher Larry Ferlazzo in this blog post suggests several activities, including some that use photos and videos, to help teach English-language learners. In one activity, students view photos and, throughout the week, write words, then sentences and finally essays...