aligning ell transitions with the Strategic commitments
embracing diversity and promoting equity, we are guided by catholic social teachings to create welcoming places for all.
Teachers will prepare for ELL students in their classes by getting to know each student as an individual. This preparation will inform their pedagogy.
Parents of ELL students are encouraged and supported when attending parent-teacher conferences, etc.
honouring the dignity of every person, we care for and support the well-being of all.
Be your best
#WeAllBelong TLLP to ensure ELLs feel valued and a sense of belonging
Extracurricular Involvement & Student Leadership - Challenge of practice for coaches/advisors to ensure ELL representation in clubs, sports, student leadership opportunities
Mental Health & Trauma Support - partnership with OCISO
Be Your Best
Teachers work to engage and accommodate ELL students in their learning in meaningful ways.
ELL Orientation - at the beginning of the year & ongoing through Caring Adult and Peer Helper supports
Ontario's Equity plan ensures that ELL students with special needs be supported and accommodated.
ELL students will also be supported in their timetables - allowing for course scheduling to consider other challenges unique to many ELL students.
we foster innovation to inspire deep learning so that all can realize their full potential.
Teachers are supported in their endeavours to leverage digital with ELL students.
Teachers are supported in their efforts to leverage digital. ELD students are provided with chromebooks. Teachers are provided with the PD necessary to develop lessons using chromebooks.
Teachers are supported and encouraged in their implementation of Deep Learning Pedagogy for ELL students.
Teachers work together to share best practices and plan for accommodations of ELL students.
Teachers are challenged to embrace the ELL student within their classroom and engage in learning partnerships (students, parents, teachers, experts, industry, community) to meet ELL student needs . The school board is responsive to teacher needs , such as PD on trauma informed pedagogy, SEL, etc).