English-language learners come to us with a diverse set of learning needs, including the necessity for more opportunities to practice using English in a variety of settings. But can digital communication help increase ELLs' language output? Here you'll find practical tips on using digital-creation and storytelling activities in ways that empower authentic communication, both in the classroom and beyond. What's more, these types of activities can be just as engaging and productive for all students, regardless of literacy level or language-learner status.
Can authentic digital communication boost ELLs' language acquisition?
Practical tips and advice on implementing digital creation and storytelling activities in your classroom
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