Tech Tools & Strategies for EL & LTEL Students and Their Teachers
Participate and share : Poster
Josh Harris kelly martin
English Learners, especially Long Term ELs are a population in need of greater support everywhere. There is often a vast difference between verbal and written skills holding them back from advancing to full proficiency. There are some simple yet effective tech tools and approaches that can help bridge that gap.
|Audience:||Coaches, Teachers, Professional developers|
|Attendee devices:||Devices useful|
|Attendee device specification:||Smartphone: Android, iOS
Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS
|Participant accounts, software and other materials:||All helpful: GSuiteEdu, Google Keep mobile app, Google Translate mobile app, Seesaw, flipgrid account and mobile app|
|Topic:||Equity & inclusion|
|Subject area:||Language arts, ESL|
|ISTE Standards:||For Educators:
Participants will be able to see and try out how they can access both print and digital text for EL/LTEL student and how to help them become independent learners with their own tools and strategies for accessing text in school and life.
Some tools and strategies will include but are not limited to:
*Voice Typing in Docs - To help students bridge their verbal and written skills and to begin to understand the differences in spoken and written register
--On Mobile with camera to translate paper text instantaneously, and also conversations mode
--On the Web for text/writing help, and to listen to pronunciations
*Flipgrid - to facilitate vocal production in a way that allows the teachers to capture over time and allows students to hear recorded exemplars of Standard English
*Seesaw - for automatically translated home-school communications in all of the top 10 non-English languages spoken in US schools AND to facilitate collaboration and vocal production in a way that allows the teachers to capture over time and allows students to hear recorded exemplars of Standard English
*TextHelp - to help emerging EL student to access digitally written text with a read aloud
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