Poetry writing in English is really only scary in the abstract. Many English language learners are already poets in their native languages, and poetry is a great way to help adult language learners build confidence in their English skills.
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Students have paid a high price during the pandemic. A struggle for some is existential for others. As Omicron eventually fades, we will get to decide what the new normal looks like in educating our students.
Can you teach if your only qualification is that you speak the language? Not always, but often — in other words, it depends. It depends on what motivates you in the first place, and where you find training, mentorship, and community.
Using themes can be a fun and effective way to design curriculum for English language learners. Organizing instruction in this way allows teachers to integrate all four language skills - reading,...