Reflections from the Field: Strategies for Supporting Dual Language Learners in an Early Childhood Classroom

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Preschool teacher Beth Martin describes the importance of building relationships with children whose home language is different from her own, and the techniques she uses to help dual language learners understand what is happening in the classroom and become more comfortable speaking in English.

The development of this video was funded by the Connecticut Office of Early Childhood.
Special thanks to the Windham Early Childhood Center in Willimantic and the New Heights Child Development Center in Windham, Connecticut.
Producers: Terry Surprenant and Sean Leser
Scriptwriter:
Terry Surprenant
Videographers: Ken Measimer, Sean Leser
Editor:
Sean Leser

 

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