What does it feel like to be an ELL?: Event Archive

Sean Pang is an English teacher at Rockville High School, and he was named the 2017 Washington Post Teacher of the Year. He is also a former English language learner. In this interview, he talks about coming to this country at the age of six, his memories of what it was like to be an ELL, and the ways his experiences shape his teaching today.

Bonus video: See Sean in action as he joins a flash mob in his high school cafeteria!


This Facebook Live event was made possible by generous support from the National Education Association.


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See the original interview on Facebook: Part 1, Part 2.


Part I: What It Feels Like to Be an ELL

Part II: Notes from an Award-Winning Teacher