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How Cultural Differences Can Benefit Your Classroom

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by USC Rossier Online Blog | 25 Apr 2018
Resource Description: It’s important for educators to view English language learners’ cultural differences as “funds of knowledge.” Here, Rossier professors Ferrario and Moore offer three key strategies for reaching ELLs in the classroom.
Audience: Teacher Training
Audience Language Proficiency: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Teaching Tip: In an article from USC Rossier's online masters in teaching program titled How Cultural Differences Can Benefit Your Classroom, experts discuss why it’s important for educators to view English language learners’ cultural differences as sources of knowledge. The article also lists actionable strategies for teachers and other school staff for reaching ELL students in the classroom.
References: USC Rossier Online (2018). How Cultural Differences Can Benefit Your Classroom. USC Rossier Blog. Retrived from https://rossieronline.usc.edu/blog/teaching-english-language-learners/
TESOL Interest Section: Bilingual Education, Elementary Education, Nonnative English Speakers in TESOL, Teacher Education