Category Archives: Foreign Language
SEA Homeschoolers have tips and information for secular homeschoolers about learning foreign languages.
Making STEM Subjects Accessible for English Language Learners
Bilingual STEM Resources Learning a new language is hard. Trying to learn complicated math and science concepts in a new language is even harder. With almost five million English Language Learners (ELLs) in U.S. public schools facing this near-impossible challenge, it is difficult to believe that bilingual STEM resources are still not readily available. The rate of high school graduation for ELLs is only 63 percent, almost 20 percent lower than the national average. These students often fall behind in basic subjects due to insufficient language accommodations. Wendi Pillars, an experienced ESL teacher from Chatham County Schools in North Carolina, …
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An Eclectic and Effective Approach to Foreign Language Studies
An Eclectic and Effective Approach to Foreign Language Studies One of the most universal plights of the average homeschooled highschooler is the matter of learning a language, as four years of language studies are required for entrance into most colleges. Since homeschoolers are both blessed and burdened, depending on the situation, with the removal of the guidelines and restrictions that bind your ordinary public high school student, many homeschooled teens and parents of homeschooled teens turn to groups, forums, and other networks of exchange in search of the most effective means of studying a language at a mature college preparatory …
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