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CATESOL Suggested Reading: Welcoming Newly Arrived High School ELLs

Michelle Skowbo

Welcoming Newly Arrived High School ELLs

Image George Lucas Educational Foundation Edutopia English Language Learners Welcoming Newly Arrived High School ELLs These strategies can help English language learners

By Sarah Elia, NYS TESOL member and past president 

This recently published article sets the stage for creating a truly globalized school community from the physical environment to the educational opportunities in and out of the classroom. Not only do these simple steps support and welcome newly arrived high school English learners, but they also promote understanding, tolerance, and acceptance among all members of the school community. Further, the recommendations can be used in all school settings regardless of grade level. Please be sure to click on the embedded link to see examples from Saugerties High School in New York State.