English learners

Teen girl writing concept map in class

Prewriting Strategies May Reduce Apprehension Towards Writing

Tuesday, April 26, 2022
Brainstorming, concept mapping, and freewriting can help students organize their thoughts and gain confidence as writers.
Mother and daughter washing dishes

Learning English with your Children and Teens: Using a Chore Chart to Practice Overall Fluency

Tuesday, March 29, 2022
Planning out the week’s chores provides an excellent opportunity to practice English skills.
Person playing Paraphrase game holding card

Learning English With Your Children and Teens: Practice Paraphrasing With a New Game

Tuesday, February 22, 2022
English learners can have fun with their families and learn a communication strategy by making and playing a card game.
A father reads together with child

Learning English With Your Children and Teens: Focus on Language Development During Shared Reading

Tuesday, October 26, 2021
Keep characteristics like rhyming and other language elements in mind when selecting and reading aloud a book together.
Family shopping at grocery store in the produce section

Learning English With Your Children and Teens: Using Junk Mail to Practice English

Tuesday, March 30, 2021
Engage the family with activities that practice English vocabulary, grammar, speaking, and more.
Girl smiles up at an adult as they work on a laptop together.

Supporting Your Children's and Teens' Home Learning: Weekly Writing Prompts for Children

Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Have your children practice their writing skills at home with our writing prompts in English and Spanish!

Facilitation Guides for Working with EL Families

Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Information about five IRRC facilitation guides designed to inform the family members of English-learning students about web-based literacy activities.