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Seeing The Secret Power Of English Learners

Everyday Education


Last updated 11/25/2019 at 3:53pm

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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