Newcomer Resources for Teachers

English Learner/Newcomer Support Online Tutorials
This video series provides teachers with the following information:
  • Instructional techniques for scaffolding content and language
  • An overview of the stages of culture shock and how it impacts student learning and language acquisition
  • Appropriate practices for grading newcomer English learners
Teaching Newcomer English Learners: Four Powerful Vocabulary Practice (Highly recommended!)
Video: Immersion by Media that Matters
Watch this powerful video about a newcomer's experience in the classroom.
Suggestions for Grading Newcomer English Learners:
Newcomer Booklet for Teachers:
(We would like to thank Rebecca Olsen for sharing this valuable information with us at NCCAT!)
Video: Differentiating Instruction: A Guide for Teaching ELLs (Fair is not Equal)