Do your student like to learn grammar? If not, here are a few ideas how to “spice up” your  grammar instruction. If you are currently focusing on The Parts of Speech, I have a few interesting websites that your students will love after you introduce them. All the websites have  one thing in common: music. […]

My Grade 6 ESL  students have been learning about the scientific process, its steps and we they have been focusing on scientific reporting. Writing a science report can be challenging and require special attention and scaffolding for English language learners. In the previous post, I explained how ESL teachers can scaffold a procedure. Now, I would like to focus on writing […]

This school year, I  started working in Grade 6 and I noticed that the academic language demands are much higher than in the elementary school. In middle school, students have to learn the new vocabulary of Science, Social Studies and English at the same time and this proves to be challenging. At ISManila, the emerging […]