Resources for English Language Learners in the 7-12 Classroom
This guide highlights resources for use by English Language Learners in Ontario.
The term English Language Learner (ELL) has come into use internationally among educators and researchers because it distinguishes the students themselves from the programs that support their language learning needs. (Ontario Ministry of Education, Many Roots, Many Voices, 2005)
English Language Learners are students in provincially funded English language schools whose first language is a language other than English, or is a variety of English that is significantly different from the variety used for instruction in Ontario’s schools, and who may require focused educational supports to assist them in attaining proficiency in English.