English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
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Welcome to the Paulding County ESOL web page! The ESOL program helps student’s develop English Language proficiency by:
- Providing each English Language Learner (EL) with the academic and social skills necessary to insure life-long learning through a student-centered and differentiated instructional program.
- Providing push-in, pull-out, and scheduled classes.
- Promoting understanding and appreciation of language learners and cultural diversity.
- Encouraging parents and community involvement in education.
- Supporting students’ home language by providing materials in their first language for parents to read to their children.
- Teach many means of communication, including a strong focus on writing.
- Using needs based instruction
- Foster a vision of immigrant and English Learners as assets to our school, community and state.
- Providing a supportive learning environment.
- Preparing all students for success in the 21st century.