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Seeing The Secret Power Of English Learners

Everyday Education

 

November 25, 2019

Alana Anderson, ESL teacher, builds English reading comprehension for elementary students.

Transylvania County Schools' (TCS) 140 current and numerous former English learners have a secret and valuable ability. In addition to bringing a wealth of culture and perspective to our school community, our English learners have a tool that will forever shape their brain functioning and futures - their bilingualism.

Currently, TCS' English as a Second Language (ESL) program includes two ESL teachers and one teacher's assistant who serve a diverse group of English learners across the district through small group instruction, modification and support of classwork. The Philippines, Vietnam...



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