THE FOLLOWING ARE LEARNING OPTIONS SUPPORT AVAILABLE FOR OUR ENGLISH LEARNERS. 

TRADITIONAL LEARNING

  • Newcomers will be placed in a static group by grade level with English-speaking peers 
  • EL staff will provide support/supplemental instruction based on student proficiency levels from ELPT
  • EL staff will participate to the greatest extent possible according to guidelines
  • EL staff will participate in virtual PLC’s when applicable to monitor student progress
  • EL staff will participate to the greatest extent possible according to guidelines.
  • Newcomers and P1 students will be the priority since these students need the most support with language acquisition skills
  • EL staff will check in P2 & P3 via Google Classroom using feedback from parents or content teachers. to determine what additional support, if any, is needed 
  • Newcomers in middle &  high school, if available, can participate in language elective 
  • Assessments: Students participating in any program will be required to complete all assessments (EL benchmark, Content Benchmarks, ELPT, LEAP)

 

BLENDED LEARNING PROGRAM

  • Program will be translated in student’s native language utilizing translate feature within the program
  • An EL staff member will be assigned to students participating in BLP
  • Staff member will check in with students twice a week to discuss progress
  • Staff member will communicate student progress to parents
  • Assessments: Students participating in any program will be required to complete all assessments (EL benchmark, Content Benchmarks, ELPT, LEAP)