Support for Teachers of English Language Learners
An online community for writing project TCs providing access to collaborative help in teaching English Language Learners.
Lots of my language learning colleagues are telling me that Duolingo is a great app for learning languages. I often heard about these great programs, apps, or other digital tech wonderfulness and it went in one ear and out the other, because I was still using an overhead projector and had a desktop running Windows XP.
However, with the new testing regime based in digital technology, more…Continue
I've taught third grade for twelve years now, but this summer I decided to leave my comfort zone and teach eighth graders. When I was first offered the chance to teach science this summer, I was under the impression I'd be teaching fourth or fifth graders. However, I was informed a few weeks ago that I would be working…Continue
I like science. I don't know if it's the many times my dad reminded me that doctors made more money than teachers as I was growing up, or the challenge of getting into U.C. Davis under the most compacted major at the time, but when I applied to colleges back in the stone age, I was adamant. I was only applying to one college, because there was no way it wouldn't take me (luckily it did), and I was going to be a…Continue