Key Principles for Responsive ELL Instruction

April 27 - 29, 2017

Bangkok, Thailand

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Participating Schools

American International School of Johannesburg

American school of Bombay

American School of Doha

Amnuay Silpa School, Bangkok

Bangkok International Preparatory and Secondary School

Busan Foreign School

Concordia International School Shanghai

ELC International School

GEMS World Academy (Singapore)

Harrow International School Bangkok

Harrow International School Beijing

International Department, Affiliated High School of SCNU

International School Bangkok

International School Group Jubail

International School of Kuala Lumpur

International School of Tanganyika

International School of Tianjin

ISG Jubail Saudi Arabia

Kensington International Kindergarten

KIS International School

Prem Tinsulanonda International School

Ruamrudee International School

Seoul Foreign School

Shanghai American School

Shanghai Community International School

St. Andrew's International School Dusit Campus

Surabaya Intercultural School

Taipei American School

The American School of Bangkok

UNIS Hanoi



Given below is a compilation of participants' response to the following query on the Workshop Evaluation Form:  

"Theory/Skills acquired from the workshop that you can use immediately"


  • More focus on academic language

  • Tier 1/2/3 words

  • Reading and writing strategies

  • Co-teaching as a recommended model

  • Tiered language forms

  • Discussing in mother tongue

  • Trans-languaging

  • Encouragement for more authentic conversations

  • Scaffolding ideas to reach all levels

  • Language objectives

  • Translating vocabulary into mother tongue

  • Academic bricks and mortar

  • Differentiation strategies

  • Command terms sentence starters

  • Rebus scanner

  • Graphic organizers

  • 20/60/20

  • Learning menu

  • Jigsaw strategy

  • Lesson templates for co-planning

  • EAL/LS team protocol