Pros And Cons Of Ruth Muños

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o Ruth Muños, a mother of five ELL students, believes there are significant benefits with involving your children in ELL programs. She believes that non-English speaking parents are unaware and have a lack of information about ELL programs. Her child who is currently a 12th grade student was never classified as an ELL student and had great difficulty. Her 3rd grade child was reclassified as an ELL student and they have already modified the curriculum so she can learn at her own pace. Ruth wanted her children to be worked with and distinguished as English proficient so they get the help they need to reach high school then college. (Reading And Beyond, 2011)o I interviewed Kirsten Bechtold, a first grade teacher, works at a school with a high…show more content…
Her specific school previously pulled each ELL student out of the classroom, but studies have proven that they learn best when they are in a classroom with English speaking students. Now, every student participates in core curriculum (reading, math, and science), even if they speak no English. After these classes, they break up into smaller groups that are more their individual level. Some problems that arise with this is that when ELL students sit in class not understanding anything, they start to have behavior problems. Kirsten strongly believes that there are many more things they can do as teachers to help ELL students learn to the best of their abilities. • Pedro M. González Cadena, was an English Language Learner all throughout his high school career. He thought the ELL students’ goals that were set forth by the school were realistic, but extremely problematic when it came to the missions and visions of certain programs. He thought that his specific program did help him learn the English language, but It created bigger inequities that hinder students through their education, identity, culture and ethnicity due to politics, policies, and

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