Q 1. What are some of the greatest barriers preventing our schools from meeting the educational goals for ELL
students today? What recommendations are offered in your readings that address these barriers? Whom do you
see as potential change agents for implementing these recommendations?
Q 2. Two-way dual immersion programs are gaining popularity in many states. As a future educator, what are
your thoughts on this type of program for ELLs? What information from the assigned readings and videos
support your opinion?
Q 3. Describe the relationship between engagement and motivation. Discuss how individual experiences,
culture, language development, and mild to moderate disabilities affect a student’s intrinsic motivation and the
ability to initiate and maintain engagement in the classroom environment.
Q 4. How does this verse relate to teachers developing a positive classroom management plan and introducing it
during the first week of school?
“Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it” (Proverbs