Social Justice In English Language Teaching

Social Justice In English Language Teaching

Purpose: The purpose of this assignment is to summarize and reflect on what you’ve read and learned for the week. 

Directions: This week, our readings discuss some powerful topics such as the need for advocacy for ELs, shared sense of responsibility for teaching ELs, social justice and teacher reflection. Based on these readings, create a reflective piece of writing on the topics, subjects and elements discussed. Your written reflection must be at least 350 words.

You may wish to include some of the following prompts as stimuli for thinking and formulating your reflection.

  • How would you define advocacy? How do see yourself advocating for ELs?
  • What does shared responsibility to educate ELs mean to you?
  • The importance of teacher reflection.