English-language learners can benefit from thoughtful use of videos

10/11/2012 | Edutopia.org

Research has shown that videos work well as learning tools for English-language learners, but if not done in strategic ways, they can be overwhelming for students. Teacher Larry Ferlazzo and guest blogger Katie Hull Sypnieski outline eight ways to incorporate videos in the classroom. Included are methods for using the videos to spark class dialogue or group discussions or pair videos with writing exercises.

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