APS Teachers Share Tips on how to Engage Newcomers

Tips for Teaching Newcomers-webEvery student has unique abilities that we must recognize and engage. Under this belief, Aurora Public Schools teachers are going the extra mile to ensure newcomer students who are still developing fluency in English have the tailored support they need.

“They come to us already knowing things—it’s just in a different language.” - Brynn Calender, Fulton Academy of Excellence ELA Teacher Leader

In the video below, our educators share teaching techniques that have been successful in helping newcomers blossom.

Tips range from providing visual supports to engaging students in echo readings, co-constructed writing and more.