Supporting English Language Learners with Limited Prior Schooling

A practical guide for Ontario educators
Grades 3 to 12

The increasing diversity in Ontario schools presents an array of challenges and opportunities to educators. This resource attempts to demystify some of the challenges, and highlight strategies that educators may use to create possibilities and opportunities for English language learners with limited prior schooling. Like all students in Ontario, English language learners with limited prior schooling should receive the support they need in order to realize their potential and be equipped for life long learning. It takes a whole school and a whole school system to do this effectively. The inclusive and thoughtful school offers a welcoming place to everyone.

This document is available in PDF format (5.34 MB).