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Webinar with TESOL RV-IS

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
Beth Skelton
May 21, 2023
Highest Aspirations
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Podcast with Ellevation

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…
Beth Skelton
May 21, 2023
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Every Teacher is a Language Teacher

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 Skelton
June 24, 2021
How to Teach the Language of Your Content
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Planning like a Language Specialist

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 Skelton
October 25, 2020
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The 6 C’s of Offline Learning

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 Skelton
May 9, 2020
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Teach the Text Backwards

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 Skelton
May 29, 2019
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ELL Basics

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 Skelton
June 18, 2018