|The young learner classroom expands far beyond the classroom walls. Uncover the various levels of influence on a young learner's classroom life from teachers, to parents, to the community. Explore the challenges of teacher training and the benefits of adapting pedagogies for teaching younger students. Step into the shoes of an English language learner (ELL) during standardized testing, in bilingual programs, and in the everyday classroom. Understand the reasons to develop strong home-school connections. Finally, examine the complexity of the field of teaching English to young learners in the 21st century.