English as a second language programs found in elementary, middle school, and high school for kids who typically come from households in which English is not usually spoken in the home. These kids have a primary language that’s not English. They are academically proficient, but need a little help learning and speaking in English.

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  • Want to Teach English Abroad? Pack a CELTA.

    Teaching English to students in another country is an amazing and enriching career opportunity, but it’s not without its obstacles, one of which may be a proper credential. Learn everything you need to know about the Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, also known as the CELTA.

  • 6 Things You Should Know If You Want to Teach English Abroad

    Teaching English abroad requires a unique set of skills — openness to new cultures and ideas, charisma, and an exceptional understanding of English itself. Check out these six things you should know before you start down this exciting path.

  • Should You Consider a Bilingual Education for Your Family?

    More and more families today are considering bilingual education for their children. Learn from a Noodle Expert what these classrooms have to offer and how to decide if one is the right fit for your child.

  • What Does It Mean to Be Bilingual?

    Bilingual students are often criticized for failing to achieve equal levels of proficiency in the languages they use. In the first article of this series, learn from Noodle Expert Ryan Pontier about the complexity of linguistic practices among bilinguals.

  • Teaching Science to ELL Students

    Learning anything in a foreign language is tough, but learning science subjects (and the difficult jargon that goes along with it) can make things even harder. Check out Noodle Expert Norfina Joves’ five strategies for teaching scientific topics to English language learners.

  • Eight Questions ESL Providers Should Ask Themselves

    Many types of programs are used to instruct English as a Second Language. Find the best ESL program for your school by considering how you incorporate technology and engage your students.

  • Your All-in-One Guide to ESL Summer Camps

    An ESL summer camp is the best way to have your child practice English and engage with kids her age. Thankfully, you have a lot of options to make this an enriching summer for your child.