Rockwood School District
111 East North Street, Eureka, MO 63025
Phone (636) 733-2000 · Fax (636) 733-8851
English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

​​​​​​​​​The ESOL program focuses on understanding of social and academic language to promote competency in school and community settings through individualized instruction and support.

Program Description:

  • Instruction provided in students' home schools
  • Individualized instruction
  • Instructional models: one-on-one, small group, or assistance within the regular classroom
  • Social language instruction - emphasis on the concurrent development of listening, speaking, reading, and writing through authentic student-centered materials
  • Academic language instruction - emphasis on student accomplishment of District CCOs (Core Curriculum Objectives)
  • Instruction in basic usage of District computer technology
  • Instruction in U.S. cultural literacy
  • Support of students' home cultures through comparison of cultures within the instructional framework, District-wide celebrations, school-based multicultural festivals, and educational outreach to individual classrooms
  • Liaison between school and families
  • Monitoring of LM (Language Minority) students' progress at regular intervals

Program Objectives:

  • Student Acquisition of social language to promote competency in school and community settings
  • Student acquisition of academic language to promote competency in the District CCOs (Core Curriculum Objectives)
  • Student acquisition of English as a tool for imagination, critical thinking, and reflection
  • Student use of District technology
  • Student understanding of American culture

Identification of Students:

  • Home Language Survey
  • Referral by regular classroom teacher, parent, counselor, staff or administrator
  • Student performance on standardized tests and/or academic performance

 Resources for International Families


The Rockwood Adult Education & Literacy departments offers free programs in English as a Second Language, and Citizenship and Civics. L​earn More!

 

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