Language Experience Approach (LEA)
Watch these two different videos of teachers using the Language Experience Approach. Post your observations, reflections, and comparisons. Consider these questions:
1. What do you notice?
2. How do these LEA experiences support young readers?
3. What specific strategies are the teachers using in this LEA approach?
4. What philosophy or theory does it support?
5. Who would benefit most from this using this strategy?
Bonus: Check out this website: https://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/2021/07/09/the-best-resources-for-learning-how-to-use-the-language-experience-approach/
Larry Ferlazzo is an expert in ESL instruction. Look through this site for some additional insights and resources if you are interested. Share what you learned.