ELL Case Study By Maria L Le CI 5644: Working with Linguistically and Culturally Diverse Students in the Mainstream Classroom Maria Le CI 5644 ELL Case Study David is a 1st grade, Spanish speaking student attending Pillsbury Math, Science, and Technology school in Minneapolis. He began at Pillsbury MST for the first time this school-year. Pillsbury has Native Language Literacy (NLL) program for Spanish speaking students. Had this program been unavailable, David would have qualified for ELL services. Spanish is the primary language spoken at home and among his Spanish speaking peers.
This case pertains to meeting the needs of a culturally and linguistically diverse student. In particular, how to help motivate and engage a diverse student (Jesus) in a school system that has limited experience and structure in multicultural education. The case takes place in the mid-west region of the United States during the student’s first grade year. b) Analysis The questions are: How to motivate and engage a culturally and linguistically diverse student in a school system that has limited experience and structure in place to
Roxana Useda ENC 1101 Professor Cash November 30, 2012 Why Trust the FCAT? Have you ever felt when taking the FCAT you are wasting your time? Over the years students have been required to take a test that will evaluate them on how well they do. The FCAT is given to obtain an insight on how much students are learning on three main subjects, science, reading, and math every year. Despite the benefits teachers and schools obtain, standardized testing like the FCAT is not effective in evaluating student’s performance because not all students learn at the same level, they fall under pressure, and they are being taught just for the test which prevents from learning skills that are yet to be learned.
The Senior Exit Project Toward the end of junior year and for the better part of senior year, students in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School System are working on their Senior Exit Projects, or SEP’s. The Senior Exit Project is a major requirement in order to receive a North Carolina high school diploma. It serves as a performance based assessment in which students demonstrate what they know and is able to do so as a result of their cumulative education. The SEP consists of an 8-10 page argumentative research paper, a product that is an extension of your research, and a speech/presentation about the product you chose. This assignment is a major determining factor in whether a not a student graduates on time.
As he feels safe speaking Spanish, Speaking or hearing English sets fear in him. Entering an English speaking school, he felt as if he is the odd one. His name even changed from Ricardo to rich-heard. Spanish was private for him growing up. It was the language he felt love and the language that kept his family together.
Peer Tutor Term 2 Assignment Case Study #1 Dealing with young children are always an obstacle, but finding the correct path to deal with the solution, brings out a more positive student in a high school environment. Amy is a grade 8 girl in high school; she has just finished graduating from elementary school and is unaware of the expectation and the new environment. From a teacher’s perspective, the strategies work best with this particular student is to directly confront her of the issue, find a teaching method to suit the student and to make her realize the importance of high school. The moment I notice if a student is disruptive in class is to find the source of the problem whether it be chatting with the people beside her or playing with their phone. After class have ended, I would ask her to stay behind to have a private chat with me.
Jamison Mullen Ms.Cramer Final reflective essay 5/24/12 It’s been a long hard year for all the students that took English 10. It’s good that people take English because it affects the way we talk, live, and function in day to day life. I can say personally English helped my writing tremendously. I could hardly write essays due to my bad grammar and the inability to punctuate my words and sentences I’ve come a long way. It was worth every question and worksheet to where I am now.
Tara High School Senior Career Portfolio & Project Senior Project Overview The senior project is designed to provide high school seniors with the opportunity to apply all the knowledge and experience acquired in twelve years of school to a project that both challenges abilities and rewards students with an engaging career-oriented experience. Senior project consists of four major components: the research paper, the internship, the portfolio, and the presentation. This packet will serve as a guide for completing the project. It includes majority of the forms you will need to complete the project. Roles in the Project • The Senior Project Adviser (SPA) is the student’s senior English teacher.
Reflective Essay Walden University Professor: Lauanne Neiderquill EDUC-6610P-1 October19, 2014 Reflective Essay Albert Einstein said “Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow” (Einstein, 2001-2014). This is my second year teaching Spanish to a high school for children with emotional and behavioral disorders and even though I've learned a lot these past two years, yet I have much to learn. At first, when I started this beautiful journey, I wanted to do it with the purpose of obtaining more skills that help me better understand my students, and overcome in the professional field. Get my master in science of education was my priority and my dream. Being part of the Walden University has completely changed my thought, personality, and my perspective.
The Official Language Movement Checkpoint The Official Language Movement Checkpoint Spanish- speaking students first day of school can be confusing especially if one cannot speak the English language. Advocates for bilingual education are saying it is beneficial for non- English- speaking student to maintain his or her native language until the student can transfer to the English language. Advocates say the school system should teach bilingual education to student who do not speak the English language. Students should be allowed to speak their native language because this will keep one from falling behind their peers until the student can speak the English language. This means a child who does not know English but can speak Spanish will