The gift of two languages
"Knowing two languages is a gift you can give your child. Many children lose the ability to speak and read in Spanish when growing up in the United States. With encouragement from you, though, your child can become fluent in not just one language, but two!" - Colorin' Colorado (2007)
El don de tener dos lenguas
Conocer dos lenguas es un regalo que podrá darle a su hijo, ya que muchos niños pierden la capacidad de hablar y leer en español al crecer en los Estados Unidos. Sin embargo, con su estímulo, su niño podrá llegar a ser fluente no sólo en una lengua, sino en dos. - Colorin' Colorado (2007)
English language learners (ELLs) come to school with diverse amounts of background knowledge, language, and literacy skills. The schooling experience of ELLs is impacted by many factors such as time in school, quality of instruction, transiency, home environment, and past emotional experiences in school.
I hope this page will inform the parents of our ELL students of different strategies and tips to help our diverse learners achieve success and have the best educational experience possible!
Colorin' Colorado contains a WEALTH of information for parents and families to help your child become a good reader and a successful student.