• ESOL Handbook

     

    Best Practices for ELs

    Best Practices for English Learners was developed by teachers and educational administrators as a resource for teachers, principals, and district leadership to: provide a framework for sheltered instruction for all teachers, Increase use and improve the quality application of research-based strategies in content and English Language Development (ELD) classrooms, support schools in the implementation of proven research based practices to increase language proficiency and academic content knowledge for culturally and linguistically diverse students, demystify terminology and initiative confusion in the field by using a framework for understanding school improvement.  Orangeburg Consolidated School District 4 incorporates the WIDA standards in all lesson and unit plans in the four core subject areas.