Entries related to: english-language-learners

Engaging Youth in Thoughtful Dialogue Across Distance & Difference

How could Syrian refugees transform a school in Los Angeles from 7,500 miles away?

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The Power of Collaboration for ELLs

As educators, we know the value of collaboration. We ask our students to do it daily, and we...

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3 Tips for Supporting ELLs Through Co-Teaching & Collaboration

We know the saying “two heads are better than one.” And we know that our English Language...

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Bridging Content & Language: Strategies from a Dual Language Classroom

Whether this is your first, tenth, or maybe even your last year of teaching, you’re probably...

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Teaching for Biliteracy

Spanish, Somali, Hmong, and Telugu are a few of the 48 languages spoken in the School District...

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Dig Into Number Talks!

Have You Tried Number Talks?

What strategies are you planning for building number sense and...

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Words Matter: Quality Instruction for English Language Learners

Last spring, as I renewed my National Board Certification, I was struck by how much has changed...

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Top Five Vocabulary Strategies for English Language Learners

50,000 words by high school graduation.

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Using Shared Structures to Build Literacy

Students at San Francisco International High School (SFIHS) come to us from all over the world....

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Video Playlist: 5 Practices for the High School ELL Classroom

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Video Playlist: Eight Ways to Engage Your ELLs

Teaching English Language Learners (ELLs) is important, rewarding, and often challenging work....

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Finding the Voice of English Learners

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, the famous American poet, once said, “The human voice is the organ...

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Reality Over Rhetoric! ELL & the Year Ahead

A few days after the November election, I had a meeting with Angie Estonina and Lisa Kwong, two...

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Video Playlist: 5 Essential Practices in the Elementary ELL Classroom

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The Far Reaching Benefits of Co-Teaching for ELLs

Co-teaching has recently become a hot new buzzword in education; something at which veteran...

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ELLs: Perspectives and Pedagogy

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Rich Talk = Rich Learning

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5 Things English Learners Need From Classroom Teachers

4.8 million.

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Adjusting Our ELL Course: Watch Out for the Curves!

The Yakima School District embarked on an adventure in August of the 2015-2016 school year. We...

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10 Tips For Meeting The Needs Of Diverse Learners

This is part of Geneviève DeBose's Getting Better Together work. Geneviève and all the Teaching...

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