Adventures in Language

Teaching Tips & Tricks | How to Equitably Accommodate Individual Learner Needs

October 26, 2021 Mango Languages
Adventures in Language
Teaching Tips & Tricks | How to Equitably Accommodate Individual Learner Needs
Show Notes

How do you discern effective learner accommodations from ineffective ones? In this podcast, your guide Emily (educator, PhD) will be sharing key points every teacher should know – from best practices in accessible teaching to misconceptions about what student accommodations are (and aren’t) supposed to accomplish.

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Wondering what languages were used in today’s episode?
Hindi | नमस्ते! (numuStay) is both ‘hello’ and ‘goodbye’
Turkish | Merhaba (MEH.ra.bah) and hoşçakalın (hohsh.CHA.kuh.luhn!) are ‘hello’ and ‘goodbye’
Modern Standard Arabic | بدون إطالة (bidoon iTaala) means ‘without further ado’ (literally translates as ‘without long talk’)
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Want to explore more about accessibility in the classroom?
Explore the basics of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), the law that ensures free appropriate public education to eligible children with disabilities in the U.S:
Watch Lexie Garrity’s TEDx talk on addressing learning disabilities in Higher Ed:
Check out Dr. Jan Wilson’s TEDx talk about universal design in education:
Learn from Jessica McCabe’s TEDx talk about her experience as a student with ADHD:

Meet your guide Emily! Emily Sabo (PhD, University of Michigan) is a linguist at Mango Languages. A Pittsburgh native, her areas of specialization are the social and cognitive factors that impact bilingual language processing and production. Having studied 7 languages and lived in various countries abroad, she sees multilingualism -- and the cultural diversity that accompanies it -- as the coolest of superpowers. Complementary to her work at Mango, Emily is a Lecturer of Spanish at the University of Tennessee, a Producer of the “We Are What We Speak’ docuseries, and get this...a storytelling standup comedian!

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