Support for Teachers of English Language Learners
An online community for writing project TCs providing access to collaborative help in teaching English Language Learners.
I once ran across an article by Glazier, around 2005, that dealt with cultural identity and literature. In a nutshell, the article highlighted the fact that the books and stories we read as children (and throughout our lives) serve as mirrors to our own existence and identity, and windows into the lives of others.
This article caused such a stir in me, that I was left questioning every book I ever read as a child, namely all those basals and history books I had ever read in…Continue
It’s the end of the trimester for my school. We are getting ready for parent conferences, and are scrambling to get everything recorded and ready to present to our students’ parents. This is great chaos. Right? How many of you are already thinking of state testing? Are you already planning lessons that will lead your students to success in these exams? Have you changed any lessons? If you are like me, you may be in limbo. I am still not sure…Continue
If you are looking for a way to educate your community about ELLs, start here. This is a great infographic to show clearly and quickly where most ELLs live. Chime in below if you are from one of the states or cities with the highest numbers of ELLs. What policies, practices, or ideas do you find working best in your locale? And chime in from states…Continue
Posted by Debra Schneider on October 3, 2013 at 6:30pm