T he Development of Decontextualized Talk: Oncechildrenenterschool,theywillbegintouselanguagemoreabstractly.That is,insteadofusinglanguagethatdependsoncontexttobeunderstood,students begintouselanguagethatcreatespicturesoftheworldusingonlytheword.The verye
This week, we went deeper into the linguistic aspects of morphology, phonology, and semantic development. Specifically, we discussed how teachers use these aspects of language acquisition to relate to their students. We questioned a teachers role as a lin
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It is important to note that Constructivism is not a pedagogy, but a theory that has driven the development of may pedagogies.
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WhatshouldyoudoifyoususpectanELLhasareadingdevelopmentissue? Thingstoconsider: i. Whatevidencedoyouhavethatastudentisstrugglinginreading? DOCUMENTEVERYTHING! ii. Whathaveyoudonetoresolvetheissuesyouseeastud