In this podcast, Tan Huynh and I call for a shift I the long-term English Learner (LTEL) label to honor multilinguals’ valuable life experiences and academic potential. Watch Here
In this podcast with Jennifer Gonzalez, Beth and Tan Huynh, share an overview of their book Long-Term Success for Experienced Multilinguals and some practical strategies. Listen here
Beth SkeltonMay 23, 2023
In this webinar for the Reading and Vocabulary Interest Section of TESOL, Beth demonstrates practical strategies teachers can use to make new vocabulary comprehensible and memorable for multilingual learners. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2rhNuYPjNLE
In this podcast, Beth and Tan Huynh discuss their book Long-Term Success for Experienced Multilinguals. They share the rationale for the new term experienced multilinguals to describe students classified as long-term English learners as well as practical strategies teachers in any content area can implement to support these learners. Blog…
In this podcast, I speak with leaders of the Colorado Conference of the International Reading Association (CCIRA) about actionable steps teachers can take to create effective literacy and language instruction. Learn practical strategies for developing vocabulary and how to purposefully plan to support students in reading, writing, and speaking. Listen…
Beth SkeltonJune 24, 2021
In this podcast interview I speak with Monica Genta, a consultant, speaker, and middle school science teacher, about two quick tips for planning lessons for language development. The tips apply to all content areas and all grade levels.
Beth SkeltonMarch 29, 2021
In this interview on the Motivated Classroom Podcast, I speak with Liam Printer about strategies for teaching even beginning level language learners compelling cultural and historical content.
Beth SkeltonNovember 20, 2020
In this interview on the Empowering LLs podcast, I speak with Tan Huynh about a basic 4-step process that all content teachers can use to plan their lessons with a focus on language development. You can read Tan's summary of our interview in Middle Web in the article "How to…
Beth SkeltonOctober 25, 2020
In this podcast, Mia Ariela Allen and I talk with Tan Huynh about supporting language learners with limited access to online learning. We also discuss how to implement what has worked well with distance learning into face to face classes in the future.
Beth SkeltonMay 9, 2020
In this interview with Monica Genta, another educational consultant. I provide two tips on making content lessons more accessible to English Language Learners. 1) Teach the Text Backwards, a strategy for making content comprehensible from the Center for Applied Linguistics 2) Plan a lesson with a focus on language development.
Beth SkeltonMay 29, 2019
In this podcast for MyEdExpert, Suzy Pepper Rollins interviews Beth about some basic ELL issues including questions about the stages of language acquisition, the difference between social and academic language, and ways that teachers can support ELLs at different stages in their classrooms. See More
Beth SkeltonJune 18, 2018