English-language learners come to our classrooms with a diverse set of learning needs, including the need 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 to empower authentic communication, both in the classroom and beyond. What's more, these types of activities can be just as engaging and productive for any student, regardless of their literacy level or language-learner status.
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