McGraw-Hill @ SXSW EDU 2019

Empowering English Learners in Challenging Times

In today’s complex and fast-changing environment, English Learners (ELs) face increasing challenges in adapting to U.S. classrooms, and educators face a number of hurdles in teaching them. This panel explores various frameworks for empowering EL students and their families, particularly those who have undergone trauma as a result of migration or conflict, as well as effective strategies to incorporate social and emotional learning to better address the needs of these students.


Find additional research, articles, and resources on this session topic here:

Supporting English Learners with Social and Emotional Learning

5 Ways Teachers Can Make Learning Communities Accessible to Parents of English Learners

K-12 Thought Leaders on Teaching English Learners

McGraw-Hill EL Education Survey

Guiding Principles for Supporting English Learners

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