English learners, like all students, face the pressure of achieving in school, and they hope to learn the content being presented in the class. Additionally, like all of the other students in the class, they want to make friends with their classmates and other students in the school.
English learners are often portrayed as a struggling group, but at San Francisco International High School educators see the language diversity in their classrooms as an asset.
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Report from McGraw-Hill Education found that teachers consider adaptive learning effective, but less than half of schools are implementing it.
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​Imagine a practically foolproof way to captivate your English language students while giving them the opportunity to actively practice pronunciation, intonation, sentence structure and real-world language.



A summary of the package for the 2018/19 International Tutors is provided below for your easier reference:



Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience

Appointment Period

Approximately 10.5 months from mid-August to end of June 2019

Vacation Leave

14 days per appointment period

Medical Benefits

Outpatient medical and dental benefits


Single occupancy of a double room in the student hostel (hostel fee to be covered by EdUHK

Passage to Appointee

Economy class roundtrip air ticket between IT’s hometown and HK

Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact our colleague Miss Selina Chiu from Human Resources Office at<>.

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A new report from the Migration Policy Institute report examines the key challenges middle and high school educators face in meeting the needs of these students and outlines strategies to help them meet their goals.


SAU # 48 has a student in 7th grade at Thornton Central School who needs ELL services for 3 hours/week. If you are interested, please contact Kim Di Salvo at